*** Gold Medal 2015 Mondial des Pinots (Switzerland) ***
Country: Australia Region: Yarra Valley Vintage: 2015
Varietal: Pinot Noir
Vintage: 2015 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 16 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, great length and finish
Food Matches: Duck / Risottos / Turkey / Oriental