2022 Peta's Pinot Noir
Bright garnet in colour.
Intense bouquet of red and blue fruits, spicy lift and woody herbs.
Generous mid-palate with blue fruits, dark plum and earthy notes. The cool growing conditions are expressed through fresh acidity and firm and ripe tannin, spicy whole bunch characters and French oak offer balance and length.
Hand harvested fruit was destemmed, with 20% included as whole bunches, then with 8 – 10 days maceration on skins fermentation was started using wild yeast in a small open vat for 6 days reaching 30 degrees. The wine was pressed to barrel for malolactic fermentation was matured in 225 litre French oak barriques (30% new) for 12 months prior to bottling in February 2023.
Enjoy now with food or cellar for the next 5 to 10 years.
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