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2021 Hirsch San Andreas Fault Pinot Noir

United StatesRedFeatured WinesHighly RecommendInternationalNew ArrivalsPrivate Cellar

$ 220.00 AUD


The 2021 San Andreas has fruit from 34 distinct farming blocks. It is the flagship wine from Hirsch, and the wine that represents the summation of our complex vineyard. There is a density of fruit in the 2021 San Andreas that marks it as one of the finest vintages ever produced of this wine.

Region - United States

Type - Red

Year - 2021

Winery - Best of the USA

Grape - Pinot Noir

Volume - Standard - 750ml

About the wine

Tasting notes

On the nose, the wine shows fresh red cherries with hints of ripe peach, earth, wet stone, anise and mint. With air, crushed fresh strawberries emerge, along with hints of orange oil and dried straw. On the palate, the attack is juicy and concentrated, with notes of dried goji berry, dark plum skin and a hint of baking chocolate. The finish is long and persistent. The tannins here will need a few years to resolve, but the wine has ample fruit to age.

Wine descriptors

Captivating and Complex, Elegant and Fine, For the Cellar, Something Special, Vibrant and Exciting

Fruit aromas & flavour

Cherries, Citrus, Dark Berries, Plum, Red Berries, Stonefruit

Other aromas & flavour

Chocolate, Earth, Minerality, Spices

Body type




Food pairings





Red Meat







Spicy Foods

Cured Meats


The Grape

Pinot Noir

Pinot noir (French: [pino nwaʁ]) is a red-wine grape variety whose name roughly translates to describe the tight clusters of a pine cone. Its home is France's Burgundy region, particularly Côte-d'Or. It is also planted in Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, northern parts of Croatia, Czech Republic, England, the Republic of Georgia, Germany, Greece, Israel, Italy, Hungary, Kosovo, the Republic of Macedonia, Moldova, New Zealand, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Switzerland, Ukraine, United States, and Uruguay.