2014 Madeleine Pinot Noir

2014 Madeleine Pinot Noir

$88.00

This Reserve Pinot Noir was hand crafted from 100% whole bunch grapes in open fermenter with indigenous yeasts and aged in French oak barrels for 11 months.

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Description

Appearance

Bright, deep garnet.

 

Bouquet

Perfumed bouquet of floral notes and dried herbs with both red and black fruits.

 

Palate

The structure is detailed and layered. This wine shows transparency and remains delicate despite its concentration.

 

Technical Analysis

Location – 45 degrees South

Low cropping estate grown grapes for this wine were hand harvested in April 2014 from Te Wairere vineyard in Lowburn, Central Otago.

Climate

2014 was cool with a very long ripening period and fruit reached optimum ripeness.

Soils

Glacial/fluvial gravel and silts.

 

Vine age

15 year old vines

 

Trellis Style

VSP (Vertical shoot positioning)

 

Winemaker’s comments

This Reserve Pinot Noir was processed by foot trampling 100% whole bunch grapes in open fermenter with wild yeasts and aged in French oak barrels for 12 months.

Will reward by cellaring 8-10 years.

 

Madeleine is the name of the second born daughter of our winemakers, Brook and Lucie Lawrence.

 

Alcohol : 13.5%

Acidity: 5.4 g/l

Closure: Screwcap

 

Additional information

Weight 1 kg

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