Style
Red
Type

Still

Winemaker

Justin Jarrett

Appellation

Orange

Varieties

Pinot Noir

Viticulture

21 hectare of pinot noir (NV6, 114, 115, 667, 777, Able clones) are planted on north-facing slopes across three sites at 700, 800, and 900m elevation. Average vine age is 20 years. The vines are pruned two bud spur and cane, then trained vertically. Harvesting is done partially by machine, partially by hand, yielding about 7 tons to the hectare.

Soil

Volcanic basalt soils

Vinification

The fruit was fermented by wild yeast in small open fermenters at a cool temperature in stainless steel. The wine is fined (vegan). Total sulphur is 83 mg/L.

Aging

9-12 months in a mix of used French and Hungarian oak barrels and stainless steel

Features

Organic, Screw cap, Vegan

Available Sizes (L)

0.750

Shelf Talkers

Tech Sheets

Tasting Note

The wine is garnet red with vibrant aromas of dark cherry and herbs. On the palate it is medium bodied with attractive cherry and plum flavours, balanced by light tannins.

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