Pinot Noir

Summerhouse Pinot Noir

Winemakers Tasting Notes

Silky and textural with complex aromas of black cherries and dark berry fruits. Hints of sweet oak impart a savoury aspect coupled with a hint of bramble and spice. Elegant and intriguing, the palate is rich and full with dark berry fruits and gentle acidity framing the ripe, silky, tannins.

Cellaring

Drinking well in it’s youth this wine will age gracefully and reward further careful cellaring.

Suggested Food Pairing

Seared Venison, Grilled Beef or a Mushroom Risotto.

Michael Cooper’s New Zealand Wine Guide

Deep ruby, it is full-bodied and sweet-fruited, with strong, vibrant plum/spice flavours, fresh acidity and ripe, supple tannins. Still very youthful, it should be at its best 2017+.

Technical Analysis

Harvest Date: 24th March to 30th March 2014
Brix at Harvest: 23-24 Bottling Date: 19th March 2015
Alcohol: 13% Residual Sugar: 0.4 g/l
Titratable Acidity: 5.8 g/l pH: 3.67
Accreditation: Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand

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