Sutherland Pinot Noir 2015
This Pinot Noir was aged in French oak barrels for 9 months. The wine is light and clean, with earthy wild strawberry and raspberry flavours, and a perfumed and elegant finish.
Will continue improving for 5 years.
Lightly flavoured dishes, like salmon and tuna, mildly prepared beef, soft cheeses.
This Pinot Noir was aged in French oak barrels for 10 months. The wine is light and clean, with earthy wild strawberry and raspberry flavours, and a perfumed and elegant finish.
|Root stock||101 – 14|
|Soil type||Tukulu / Glenrosa|
|Age of vines||Planted 2006|
|Plant density||2058 vines/ha|
|Trellising||7 wire Perold with moveable foliage wires|
|Vintage||One of the more difficult vintages in recent years. Warm spells of weather, with random rainy periods during the ripening period.|
|Picking date||5th February 2010|
|Grape sugar||23.62 °B|
|pH at harvest||3.36|
|Yeasts||Natural occurring yeasts|
|Fermentation temp||28 °C|
|Method||De-stalked, hand sorting of berries, crushed, pumped into s/s tanks, pumped over for 5 days, left for 2 days before pressing, racked to barrel for malolactic fermentation.|
|Wood Maturation||9 months in barrel. 10 % new French oak, balance 3rd and 4th fill barrels.|
|Residual sugar||1.8 g/l|
|Total acid||5.43 g/l|
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