2019 “The Acre” Pinot Noir

$85.00

Picked 28th March & 1st of April 2019

Strong core of fruit, Morello cherry, mandarin peel, elderflowers.

The amplified texture and power of the wine suggest that this will have the greater cellaring potential of the two Pinot Noirs.

Name Range Discount
5 dollar discount after 12 bottles 12 - 99 $4.55
SKU: 2019AP - Bottle Category:

Viticulture

Sub-region: Red Hill.

  • Site: 1.5 Acres. Northerly aspect.
  • Clones: MV6, 114, 115, G5V12, 777
  • Soil: Heavy dark brown clay over basalt
  • Elevation: 240m
  • Trellising: Modified Scott-Henry
  • Pruning: Spur
  • Cropping: 1.4tonne/Acre
  • Farming: Conventional

Winemaking

Alc 14.2%, pH. 3.49, T.A. 6.2g/L – Picked 28th March & 1st of April 2019

  • 100% Destemmed, berries kept whole.
  • Fermentation in 2-tonne open top fermenter.
  • 3-4 days ambient soak, with daily pump-overs, before native yeast fermentation.
  • Hand plunged 3 times per day during primary ferment.
  • Basket pressed after 21 days skin contact
  • 18 months elevage in 40% new oak.
  • Coopers Sirugue and Saint Martin.
  • Racked off lees at 12months and returned to barrel.
  • Sulfered post MLF. No finings or filtering used.

Tasting Notes

Alc 14.2%, pH. 3.49, T.A. 6.2g/L – Picked 28th March & 1st of April 2019

Strong core of fruit, Morello cherry, mandarin peel, elderflowers.

The amplified texture and power of the wine suggest that this will have the greater cellaring potential of the two Pinot Noirs.