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2020 Ostler Estate Pinot Noir

Waitaki Valley

New Zealand

Dark purple with crimson hues. Opulent with bright fragrant plums, ripe blueberries, blackberries, chocolate, licorice, violets, char and potpourri. Dry with sweet plum, cranberry, coffee, violets and rose petal. Medium bodied with velvety tannins, layers of complexity and a long super silky berry finish.

Winemaker's notes

The fruit 100% Pinot Noir was harvested from the 11th April till the 24th April 2020 and was destemmed into open top fermenters and inoculated with selected wine yeasts to carry out the fermentation. The wine was aged in French Oak barriques for approximately 10 months, of which 6% was new oak.

Details

Vintage2020 RegionWaitaki Valley VarietyPinot Noir ClosureScrew cap ColorRed Volume750ml Case size12
Alcohol Level 13.5% Acidity 5.75 pH 3.68

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