Sutherland Pinot Noir
South Africa – 2017
Tasting Note: The wine is light and clean, with earthy wild strawberry and raspberry flavours, and a perfumed and elegant finish.
Food Matching: Wonderful with roast duck with a cherry jus or roast lamb with a redcurrant reduction.
Vinification: Yeasts Natural occurring yeasts Fermentation temp 28 °C Method De-stalked, hand sorting of berries, crushed, pumped into s/s tanks, pumped over for 5 days, left for 2 days before pressing, racked to barrel for malolactic fermentation. Wood Maturation 10 months in barrel. 10 % new French oak, balance 3rd and 4th fill barrels