With an uncompromising approach to quality in the vineyard and winery, Ata Rangi always deliver a generously flavoured, superbly complex yet beautifully perfumed Pinot Noir.
Clones: Abel, Dijon clones, Clone 5, 10/5
Harvest Analysis: Brix 21.5-23.0
Bottling Date: February 2018
Cellaring: 5 to 10 years
Wine Analysis: Alc 13.0 %, TA 5.4 g/l
Winemaking: Hand-picked fruit. 100% de-stemmed with as much whole berry as possible intact. 2 to 6 days pre-fermentation maceration. Indigenous yeast ferments, hand plunged throughout. 2-3 weeks’ total tank time. Complete malo-lactic fermentation in barrel. Nine months in French oak (20% new).