2015 Estate Single Vineyard Pinot Noir
A wonderfull vintage 2015, all wines look great at Wedgetail and the Pinot is of no exception. Aromas of sour cherries, wild sage, berries and forrest floor. The palate is voluptuous, long and persistent,with attractive tannins as an underlying structure. Pinot lovers should try this beauty. The wine was made in the traditional Burgundian method of open vat fermentation with wild yeast and matured for 12 months in French Oak. The wine stayed on lees for six months creating a complex and seductive Pinot Noir, Cellar or up to 8 years.
Cropping Level: 2 Tones / Acre
Oak Treatment: 25% New French Oak, Burgundian Coopers, 12 months in Barrels
Ferment: Pre maceration, until ferment starts, about one week. Fermented in open vats, with indigenous yeast. No stems added back, 5% whole bunches. Left on skins one week after fermentation is fully completed. Natural Malolactic occurs slowly through spring.