Vrede en Lust Pinot Noir 2016

Deep ruby red colourwith hints of strawberry and red berries on the nose with a touch of fine herbal elements - typical of the cooler climate wines. Well ripened tannins with a hint of oak and a refined finish.


variety : Pinot Noir [ 100% Pinot Noir ]
winemaker : Karlin Nel
wine of origin : Elgin
analysis : alc : 12.8 % vol  rs : 3.1 g/l  pH : 3.47  ta : 5.0 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

ageing : 

Drink now or within one year from vintage.

in the vineyard : 

The Pinot Noir vineyards were planted on Vrede en Lust’s Elgin farm Casey’s Ridge in 2010 and 2011. The clones (PN115A and PN777) were planted on Table Mountain Sandstone and Skalie/Nabank soil.

about the harvest: 

The grapes were harvested in February.

in the cellar : 

The grapes were harvested in February and fermented in stainless steel tanks after careful berry sorting took place. After inoculation the juice was carefully handled with light pump-over and gentle pressing. Aged for 9 months in French oak barrels, no new oak was used.

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