Pinot Noir


Akarua 'Rua' Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir

750 ML


Product Description

VARIETY 100% Pinot Noir REGION Region: Central Otago VINIFICATION Whole bunch fermentation: Nil Pre-ferment maceration: 5 days Yeast: Inoculated & Wild various strains Fermentation heat: Peaked at 31°C Punch-downs: Twice daily Post fermentation maceration: 6 days Oak treatment: 100% French oak barrique maturation for 7 months. 10% new with the balance in older wood. APPEARANCE Bright cherry. STYLE Typically Central Otago with a core of juicy red berry fruit and uninhibited by heavy oak influence. BOUQUET Bright, lifted cherry aromas with lifted floral and violet notes. PALATE A well-defined Central Otago Pinot Noir exhibiting juicy red fruits. Light, soft tannins complement the savoury highlights and the finish is long and bright. CELLARING A style that has been deliberately made to drink as a young fresh red. TECHNICAL ANALYSIS Winemaker • Matt Connell Bottled • Dec 2014 Brix at Harvest • 22-24 Alcohol • 14 % Residual Sugar • <1g/l


Varietal: Pinot Noir

Region: Central Otago