2013

Reserve Pinot Noir

A full and flavoursome pinot noir from our Tamar Valley vineyard.

Wine Analysis
  • Alcohol: 13.5%,
  • pH: 3.48
  • Acid level: 6.6g/L

The Wine

A full and flavoursome pinot noir from our Tamar Valley vineyard.

The Grape Variety

Fermentation on skins for approximately 10 days with ferment temperatures allowed to run at temperatures of up to 30°C. During this time the cap was regularly worked using a pneumatic plunger system 6 times daily. 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. Reserve Pinot Noir is typically aged for 10-12 months prior to bottling, and is then matured for 20 months prior to release. The wine finished with and Alcohol of 13.5%, a TA of 6.6 g/l and pH of 3.48.