Schubert Wines - 2014 Pinot Noir "Marion's Vineyard"

ORIGIN: Wairarapa               14 Marions

CLIMATIC CONDITIONS: 

Mild winter and warm spring resulting in an early bud-burst, leading into a cooler than usual summer, followed by an early autumn.

 

DATE OF HARVEST: 25th March - 16th April 2014

HARVEST & VINIFICATION:

Marion’s Vineyard is a selection of predominantly two Pinot Noir clones; the Pommard and the Abel clone. Hand-picked and careful selection of grapes. 100% de-stemmed, cold-maceration and small batch fermentation in stainless steel vats and left on “skins” for 3 weeks. Aged in 35% new and 65% used French oak barriquesfor 18 months.

 

DATE OF BOTTLING: 18th February 2016

ALC: 14.5% VOL

2014 PNMVTASTING NOTES:

Deep ruby red in colour. Seductive aromas of wild blackberries and cherries with hints of red roses with underlying earthy spice and toasty notes.

A welcoming entrance of voluptuous wild berries and fleshy plums, underlying forest floors, integrated spices, open fires with hints of toasted hot crossed buns coming together with a savoury mineral core that leads to a long lingerig finish.

DRINKING TEMPERATURE: 16-18 ºC

CELLARING: 4-10 years

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