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Sutherland Reserve Pinot Noir 2016

Sutherland Reserve Pinot Noir 2016
Sutherland Reserve Pinot Noir 2016
Polished crimson with inviting traces of cassia, anise and cloves all enfolded by sour black cherries and layers of dark red fruit. A limited amount of barrels are selected after nine months of maturation to make up the Pinot Noir Reserve.
Technical Analysis
alc 13.0%
rs 2.60
pH 3.36
ta 6.1
Wine Information
Brand Group Sutherland
Winemaker -
Variety Pinot Noir
BlendPercent 100% Pinot Noir
FoodSuggest Try with wild mushroom risotto or roast pork with herbs and fennel.
Ageing Enjoy now through to 2027.

Yeasts: Melody
Fermentation temp: 28 °C

De-stalk, hand sorting of berries, partially crushed followed by a three day cold soak. We then inoculate and perform punch downs twice a day up till fermented dry. Pressed to French oak barrel for malolactic fermentation. A limited amount of barrels are selected to make up the reserve. 40% of the wood is new French oak.

Harvest Picking date: 26 January 2016
Grape sugar: 23.3 °B
Acidity: 4.58 g/l
pH at harvest: 3.55
Vineyard Root stock: Mgt 101-14
Soil type: Glenrosa
Age of vines: Planted 2006
Plant density: 2058 vines planted
Trellising: 7 wire Perold system, with movable foliage wires.
Yield: 6.6 t/ha
Irrigation: Supplementary drip
Vintage: Moderate summer days with very little rain, resulting in ideal growing conditions for grapes.
body Medium
style Dry
taste Fruity
type Red
Kosher 0
Organic 0
Vegetarian 0
Wooded 1
Closure Cork
Pack Size 750ml
Pack Type Bottle
  • Range: Sutherland
R420.00 per bottle
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