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Trout Valley Pinot Noir 2017 RRP$19.40

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A lovely, easy drinking Pinot Noir filled with cherry and blackcurrants teamed with cinnamon and a hint of violets finishing with smooth tannins

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Winemaker's Notes

Vineyard - Selected vineyards in the Moutere region of Nelson

Soil - A mix of Moutere Clay and Stony Alluvial.

 Vintage Conditions - A hot Summer  provided the base for an early vintage.  Rain just prior to harvest slowed ripening down somewhat but good fruit  flavours developed in the picked fruit.

Harvest Date -  April 2017

Fermentation/maturation - Hand plunged in open fermenters then aged in French oak for 8 months

Alcohol - 13.0%

Residual Sugar -  3 g/L

Acid - 5.8g/L

Tasting Notes / General Comments - Great depth of colour for our 2017 Pinot Noir, followed with a full palate of cherry and chocolate with great length on the finish.

 Hue - Clear ruby - violet

Nose - Red cherry, raspberries and violets

Palate - Black cherry and spice smooth tannins

Length - Smooth and fruit driven.

Cellar - A young, easy drinking Pinot Noir cellar for 3 years

Serving Suggestions - Perfect with spring lamb, hot smoked salmon or duck salad.

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