*** Gold Medal2014 Mondial des Pinots (Switzerland) ***
Country: Australia Region: Yarra Valley Vintage: 2012
Varietal: Pinot Noir
Vintage: 2012 Colour: Red Style: Dry
Producer: De Bortoli Estate
Fruit was hand harvested and hand sorted over a sorting table. A combination of 80% whole berry and 20% whole bunch is tipped into open fermenters. 18-22 days of maceration and fermentation with wild yeast. Pressed, settled overnight and then filled to barrel by gravity. Allowed to mature for nine months at 16å¡C in 225L French casks.
Ageing Potential: 3-5 Years
Bright fruit, perfumed, strawberry and cherry savoury spice.
Gentle tannins, plump, richly textured, long and fine.‰۬
Food Matches: Duck / Risottos / Turkey / Oriental