2016 ESTATE PINOT NOIR
HALLIDAY WINE COMPANION, 2018 Edition
Identical vinification to its Yarra Valley sibling., except for 20% new oak rather than 10%. Although no mention is made, it seems certain that some fruit selection was made before delivery to the winery. This has a somewhat deeper colour than its sibling, and deeper fruit flavour, red cherry to the fore, fine tannin to finish. 14% alc. Rating 95 To 2026.
Hand picked MV6 clone from our Dixons Creek Vineyard, Yarra Valley. Cropping level adjusted to 2.5 tonnes per acre. Baume at harvest 13.2.
Whole berry, no crushing, completely destemmed, gravity into tank. Must chilled and left to sit for 3 days for natural fermentation to begin. Maturation for 10 months in 25% new and a mixture of 1, 2 and 3 year old French oak barriques.
MADE AT: Yering Station
QUANTITY: 150 Dozen