100% Pinot Noir
All the grapes for this wine come from four separate blocks within our Home Block Vineyard, each farmed differently and harvested as much as three weeks apart. This was also the first year we started farming Home Block organically and the results show in the bottle. In true Pinot form, this wine is light and delicate, though has a riper fruit profile due to the warmer vintage. It is made in a truly low-intervention style: natural fermentation, natural malolactic fermentation, unfined and unfiltered.
This is a soft, lighter style, easy and approachable wine while still retaining some interest and complexity. Riper fruit profile than in previous years (think black fruits over red fruits).
A wet spring led to a later start, however, the 2017 season was hotter and more compressed than normal. The season brought smaller berry size, clusters and yields. Fruit quality was excellent, characterized by high flavour concentration, moderate alcohol, balanced tannins, complexity and natural acidity.
Enjoy now or cellar until 2022
Food Pairing Notes
Rustic root vegetables, grilled meats (especially pork, chicken, venison), fuller-bodied seafood.
1,350 cased produced