Pinot Noir- The Legend 2018
A difficult variety to grow but ideally suited to the lime-rich soil and cooler climate on the farm, this sophisticated yet light red wine offers cherry & earthy aromas that linger on the palate. A well balanced wine due to smooth tannins through careful oak maturation.
Appellation: McGregor (in the Robertson Valley of South Africa.)
Vineyard Detail: Pinot Noir
Date: First week of February
Type: Machine & Hand
Alc.: 14.5 %
VOL Age of Vines: 15 Years
R.S.: 3.4 g/l Temp at Fermentation 18º C- 25º C
T.A.: 5.5 g/l ºB at Harvest 24.5ºB
Skin Contact: Slow and cold fermentation on the skins for 14 days
Fermented for 14 months in 3rd and older fill French oak barrels. Malolactic fermentation finished in the barrel prior to racking and blending.
National WIne Challenge 2018- Double Silver