VINEYARDS: Applejack, Primavera, Sexton, Tarraford, Wombat Creek
VARIETAL: 100% Pinot Noir
HARVESTED: February - April 2017
BOTTLED: October 2017
Alc/Vol (%): 13.5
TA (g/L): 6.56
CELLARING: Now - six years
VINIFICATION: Natural winemaking philosophy, while making quality the priority. Minimal intervention in the vineyard and 100% hand-picked. Fermented in 4000L open oak vats and stainless steel fermenters using indigenous yeasts. 20% whole bunch. Delestage by gravity, some light hand plunges and pigeage.
100% malolactic fermentation.
Seven months in new and used French oak - 10% new, 90% older.
Bottled by gravity, no filtration at bottling.