Rocky Point Pinot Noir
Systembolaget art. nr: · Vin Rött
The grapes were sourced from the two Prophet’s Rock estate vineyards in the Bendigo sub-region of Central Otago. Extensive canopy and crop management was carried out during the growing season to ensure the grapes attained full physiological ripeness with good concentration and flavour. Yields were kept low across both sites and did not exceed 38 hl/ha or 5t/ha.
This wine is principally from Rocky Point Vineyard is home to some of the steepest blocks in Central Otago, elegant vines grow on top of an underlay of schist rock providing high mineraltity and spice to the grapes whilst above the surface we see an abundance of wild thyme
The grapes were handpicked and fermented by indigenous ‘wild’ yeast. The wine was occasionally hand-plunged during fermentation and then aged in French oak barrels from a variety of Burgundy cooperages and forests. ‘Wild’ malolactic fermentation took place in barrel and the wine was aged on its yeast lees before bottling on the 22nd March 2017
Brilliant ruby in colour the Rocky Point 2016 shows bright red berry, cherry, floral and spice aromas on the nose leading on to a smooth velvety palate. Here the rich fruit flavours are complemented by spice, mineral and dried herb notes leading on to a long rich finish. A versatile food wine that will complement a wide range of cuisine, this wine is a great match with lamb, game and salmon and will continue to provide great enjoyment over the next 4-8 years.
|Druva||Pinot Noir 100%|
|Doft||Ljusa röda bär, körsbär, blommor och kryddig arom|
|Smak||I gommen mycket len rik på frukt som avrundas med kryddor, mineraler och torra kryddor. Mycket lång.|
|Passar till||Grytor, Pasta med kött, Vilt|