Bannock Brae Goldfields Pinot Noir 2016
Varietal: Pinot Noir
Aroma: It is fragrant, perfumed and charming. This wine is instantly inviting while still guarding secrets to unveil. The nose is powerful and beguiling with notes of sweet cherries, violets and wild thyme.
Palate: The palate is full and fresh with silky fine tannins and prominent acidity. It is unassuming yet complex. This is a perfect wine for everyday enjoyment as well as special occasions.
Bottle Closure: Screw Cap
Vinification: The grapes were hand-harvested mid to late April. They were crushed and destemmed into 4-Tonne stainless fermenters. They were ‘cold soaked’ for about a week, then inoculated and allowed to ferment reaching a peak temperature of 31 degrees C. After cooling, the wine was racked into French oak barrels and left until the following March undergoing a malolactic fermentation during winter. The wine was finally cold stabilised and gently fined, but not filtered, ready for bottling.
Winemaker: Jen Parr
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