The spring weather conditions were cool and damp with bloom complete by May 23. Early summer temperatures were moder...Read more...
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The spring weather conditions were cool and damp with bloom complete by May 23. Early summer temperatures were moderate with veraison complete by July 17. Harvest was September 3-5 with an average yield of 1.65 tons per acre. Alcoholic fermentation was completed in one week using natural yeasts. At dryness, the wine was pressed and put into barrels for malolactic fermentation. Aging was 11 months in 100% French oak barrels, approximately 50% were new. Classic, mouthwatering Pinot Noir aromas of cherry, orange peel, spice and smoke. Silky palate entry, medium-body. The alcohol is 14.5%.
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