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Hillersden Estate

Pinot Noir 2016


Flavors

Cherry, earth, mocha

Pairs well with

Roasted meats, duck, wild mushrooms

Tech Notes

Alc - 12.5% • T.A. -6.3g/L • pH - 3.25 • R.S. - 4.0g/L

How it was made

The 2016 Pinot Noir was handpicked and destemmed into 1 tonne fermenters. After a brief cold-soak period the majority was allowed to wild ferment - a small portion was inoculated with Burgundy isolate yeast. After pressing the wine was allowed to mature for 10 months in French oak barrels – 25% new.

This is a Pinot Noir which is approachable now and will benefit from age. Deeply coloured with dark fruits, spice and structure that walks the line between elegance and power.

 

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