Hoopenburg Pinot Noir 2013 - Bush Vine

Nose: Notes of red fruit, delicate undertones of cinnamon and zoute drops. Palate: An elegant wine with a finely textured palate

Fresh and fruity, along with a very fine grained mid-palate tannin, allowing it to complement a variety of food types ranging from carpaccio and salads, to most heavy meat dishes.

variety : Pinot Noir | 100% Pinot Noir
winery : Hoopenburg Wines
winemaker : Helanie Olivier
wine of origin : Coastal Region
analysis : alc : 12.5 % vol  rs : 2.0 g/l  pH : 3.5  ta : 5.0 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : Screwcap  

in the vineyard : 

This wine originates from beautiful cool climate grapes bought in from Elgin.

about the harvest: 

Harvesting was done at 23 Balling.

in the cellar : The fragile Pinot noir berries were gently handled and fermented for thirteen days on the skins. The wine was then pressed and laid down to rest in French Oak barrels for twelve months. No racking occurred to limit oxidation. Finally the wine was racked into a tank. No fining occurred and a very coarse filtration was done, so as not to damage the fruit.

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