APELLATION: Walker Bay
VARIETY: 100% Pinot Noir
HARVEST DATE: End February 2015
VINIFICATION: Barrel fermentation took place at 20 degrees Celsius and was accompanied by fortnightly batonage.
BARREL AGEING: 12 months - 60% new wood and 40% second fill
BOTTLING DATE: February 2016
OPTIMUM DRINKABILITY: 2016-2026
TASTING NOTES: Shiny, deep pomegranate-seed red with a robust bouquet of rose petal, dark cherry, pimento and anise. Complex and utterly enchanting on the palate: opulent layers of cherry and plum mingling with earthy flavours of mushroom and an elegant sprinkling of spice.
Residual Sugar 3.26 g/l (+/- 0.5 g/l)
Alcohol: 13.94% by vol (+/- 0.2% vol)
Total Acid: 5.57 g/l (+/- 0.25 g/l)
pH: 3.51 (+/- 0.05)