2015 Mathilde Organic Pinot Noir

2015 Mathilde Organic Pinot Noir

$55.00

This powerful wine has a concentrated nose and intense palate of chocolate, blackberry and spice.

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Description

Appearance

Clear ruby red.

 

Bouquet

Complex smoky, cedar wood, ripe plum and dried herbs.

 

Palate

Raspberry and black currant flavours with savoury and earthy tones. This wine has a solid mid-palate and lingering chocolate finish.  An elegant wine, well balanced with silky tannins and good acidity.

 

Technical Analysis

45 degrees South

Low cropping estate grown grapes for this wine were hand harvested in April 2015 from Aurum’s Te Wairere vineyard in the Lowburn area of Central Otago, New Zealand.

A cool and early start followed by a warm summer and a slightly cooler autumn allowing an extended hang time for the fruit to reached optimum ripeness.

 Soils

Wind blown sands and silts.

 

Vine age

15  year old vines

 

Trellis Style

VSP (Vertical shoot positioning)

 

Winemaker’s comments

Grapes for this Pinot Noir were selected by the winemakers and fermented in open top fermenters, hand plunged and with wild yeasts. The wine was matured for 12 months in French oak barrels with 15% new oak.

Will reward by cellaring 4-8 years.

 

Mathilde is the name of the first born daughter of winemakers, Brook and Lucie Lawrence.

 

Bottled : June 2016

Alcohol : 14%

Closure: Screwcap

Additional information

Weight 1 kg

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