YEAR - 2019
GRAPE - Pinot Noir 58% Pinot Meunier 38% Pinot Précoce 4%
ALCOHOL (ABV) - 12%
VEGETARIAN/VEGAN - Yes
STORAGE RECOMMENDATIONS - Please keep in a cool, dark place if possible.
DRINKING WINDOW - Drinking very well now, will improve and mature over the next 3-4 years.
2019 saw a good start to the growing season with plenty of sunshine and the hottest Easter bank holiday on record, followed by a warm, yet wet summer that led to an increased disease pressure during the ripening season. However, our vineyard team did excellent work ensuring the optimum quality of the fruit. The result was good yields of clean healthy grapes with excellent concentration of natural sugar and flavours.
The Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier grapes were hand picked and gently whole-bunch pressed. Approximately 10% of the blend was fermented in 4-5 year old Burgundy barrels, adding a lovely texture and richness to the wine, and partial malolactic fermentation took place in order to soften the wine’s natural acidity. The wine spent 7 months in tank and barrel before tirage where 3% of Pinot Précoce (having been vinified as a still red) was added to enhance colour, body and flavour. The wine undergoes a second fermentation in the bottle and ageing on its lees for 24 months before disgorging.
SINGLE BOTTLE - 1 x 75cl
GIFT BOX BUNDLE - 1 x 75cl, 1 x Gift Box & Hand Written Gift Card
CASE - 6 x 75cl.