Pinot Noir 2012

$45.00

On release this wine is a classic reflexion of Drumsara’s Pinot Noir, showing dark and wild fruits of cherry, plum, blueberry and marama strawberry, with an underlying hint of spices – thyme, liquorice and vanilla. The palate abounds in deep fruits, supplemented by vanilla beans and dark chocolate. The fine grained tanins and lively acidity give the wine length aging potential.

  • Origin: Alexandra Basin – Central Otago
  • Climate: The Autumn was dry and warm allowing the ripening fruit to develop good varietal flavours. The fruit at harvest was impeccably clean with good maturity.
  • Harvested: 18th April 2012 – hand picked. Whole bunches entered the de-stemmer with 90% of the berries crushed to release the juice and the remaining 10% left whole
  • Vinification: Pinot Noir Clone 5 52%, B667 12%, B777 17%, 115 6%.
  • Bottled: March 2013
  • Alcohol: 13.9% Vol
  • Winemakers: Anthony Worch
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