Akitu by Hawkesbury Estates

Akitu by Hawkesbury Estates Ltd
A1 Pinot Noir 2015 70% F Abel 30% C5 - Clones
Soft core of ripe light red fruits led by sweet cherry, plum and raspberry suggestions, a an additional core component of mineral with quartz-like features, moderate oak and quite complex. On the palate - youthful texture with medium+ acidity, fine tannins and youthful sulphide action, flavours of red berry fruits and oak spice layers add to a lengthy finish.
93 Points

Akitu by Hawkesbury Estates Ltd
A2 Pinot Noir 2015 57% F Abel 39% C5, 4% F Abel - Clones
A more forward and fruit focused bouquet with softer strawberry/cherry tones, fine yet quiet dried herb layer, mild earthy tones with  more clay-like reminders. On the palate - dry with fine tannins and medium+ acidity, flavours of berry and cherry return, soft brown spice and earthy tones, calm, balanced, soft and quietly complex. Balanced and well made, quite lengthy.
94 Points