PRODUCER: Yoshiaki & Kyoko Sato
REGION: Central Otago, New Zealand
GRAPE VARIETIES: Pinot Noir
ABV: 13,6 %
SOILS: Gravely, mineral abundant, well-drained soil with quartz and schist.
FARMING: No pesticides, herbicides, systemic fungicides or inorganic
fertilisers used. 19hl/ha
WINEMAKING: Hand picked on 8th - 13th March 2018, 34hl/ha. Natural yeast fermentation. 5% whole bunch. No commercial enzymes, bacteria or additives used except for <20mg/L sulphites before bottling. 19 months in French oak barrels. No new oak. Bottled on 1st November 2019 without fining or filtration. 5688 bottles produced.
TASTING NOTES: Floral with red & black berry nose. Medium dense body with cherries and spices. Long length.
FOOD PAIRING STYLE: Poultry in sauce, cheese,... Deep & Structured