Kahurangi Estate Pinot Noir 2018

Quick Overview

A delicious, approachable Pinot Noir with a bouquet of fruit and spice followed with complex layers of black pepper, cinnamon & red cherry and a lovely silky texture to finish.

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Winemaker's Notes

Soil -  A mixture of Moutere clay teamed with well drained clay loam soils from the Richmond hills.

Vintage Conditions - Although growing conditions were less than ideal with sporadic rain over vintage, our low crop levels and  diligent vineyard husbandry produced our Pinot Noir grapes with great flavour and finesse.

Harvest Date -  April 2018

Fermentation / Maturation - Initial fermentation in open fermenters with hand plunging then 100% oak barrel maturation for 11 months in a mix of new and older French and American oak barriques.

Alcohol -13.5%

Residual Sugar - < 3 g/L

Total Acidity - 5.8g/L

Cellar - 4 years

Serving Suggestions - Honey braised duck or sweet Spring lamb.

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