2012

125 Years Special Release Pinot Noir

A full and flavoursome Pinot Noir from our Tasmanian cool-climate vineyards.

Wine Analysis
  • Alcohol: 13.5%,
  • pH: 3.54
  • Acid level: 6.4g/L

The Wine

A full and flavoursome Pinot Noir from our Tasmanian cool-climate vineyards.

The Grape Variety

After crushing the must was pumped into open stainless steel fermenters with some batches allowed to undergo pre-ferment maceration and soak on skins for up to 5 days. Fermentation on skins for approximately 10 days with ferment temperatures up to 30°C. All batches were pressed using a hydraulic basket press and then pumped into French oak barriques. Approximately 35% of the wine was matured in new oak with the balance aged in a mixture of two to three year old barrels. The wine finished with an Alcohol of 13.5%, a TA of 6.4 g/l and pH of 3.54.