2017 Pinot Noir

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2017 Pinot Noir


Sour & raw cherries, plums. It is still fairly young so can do with a bit of time to rest or a bit of oxygen - still totally delicious.

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Cuvée: Pinot Noir

Style: Still

Colour: Red

Grape Varieties: Pinot Noir

ABV: 12%

Vintage: 2017

30-40-year-old vines. The vintage is the result of a very dry and very hot year. It was manually harvested in October 2017 and bottled in August 2018. The mashing was seven days of cold maceration and seven days of mash fermentation, 30% carbonic maceration . Aged in 500l and 225l wooden barrels (5-10 years old).

Acid: 6g/L Residual sugar: 0.5g/L

Sulphur: none added

Soil: Loess, loam with a lot of shell limestone

Yield: 35hl/ha