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Sutherland Pinot Noir 2017

Sutherland Pinot Noir 2017
Sutherland Pinot Noir 2017
This Pinot Noir was aged in French oak barrels for 9 months and shows pure strawberry fruit aromas and lovely perfumed spice and earthy characters on the nose. The wine is wonderfully balanced with a long, refined finish.
Technical Analysis
alc 13.5%
rs 1.8
pH 3.42
ta 5.7
Wine Information
Brand Group Sutherland
Winemaker -
Variety Pinot Noir
BlendPercent 100% Pinot Noir
FoodSuggest Pinot Noir is a great option for food pairings. It pairs well with lightly flavoured dishes like risotto, salmon and mild beef dishes.
Ageing Enjoy now through to 2024.

Yeasts: Naturally occurring yeasts
Fermentation °C: 28 °C

De-stalked, hand sorted, crushed and pumped into stainless steel tanks with 10% whole bunch added. Pushed down for 5 days, racked to barrel for malolactic fermentation.

Harvest Picking date: 2 February 2017
Grape sugar: 23.0 – 23.5 balling
Acidity: 6.04 – 6.22g/l
PH at harvest: 3.28 – 3.3
Vineyard Root stock: Mgr 101-14
Soil type: Tukulu and Glenrosa
Age of vines: Planted in 2006
Plant density: 2.7 by 1.6 meters
Trellising: 7 wire Perold system, with movable foliage wires.
Yield: 9 - 11 t/ha
Irrigation: Supplementary drip Vintage
Vintage: Cool summer days with very little rain, resulting in ideal growing conditions for grapes.
body Medium
style Dry
taste Fragrant
type Red
Kosher 0
Organic 0
Vegetarian 0
Wooded 1
Closure Cork
Pack Size 750ml
Pack Type Bottle
  • Range: Sutherland
R190.00 per bottle
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