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2014 MADELEINE PINOT NOIR

Appearance
Bright, deep garnet.

Bouquet
Perfumed bouquet of floral notes and dried herbs with both red and black fruits.

Palate
The structure is detailed and layered. This wine shows transparency and remains delicate despite its concentration.

Technical Analysis
Location – 45 degrees South
Low cropping estate grown grapes for this wine were hand harvested in April 2014 from Te Wairere vineyard in Lowburn, Central Otago.

Climate
2014 was cool with a very long ripening period and fruit reached optimum ripeness.

Soils
Glacial/fluvial gravel and silts.

Vine age
15 year old vines

Trellis Style
VSP (Vertical shoot positioning)

Winemaker’s comments
This Reserve Pinot Noir was processed by foot trampling 100% whole bunch grapes in open fermenter with wild yeasts and aged in French oak barrels for 12 months.
Will reward by cellaring 8-10 years.

Madeleine is the name of the second born daughter of our winemakers, Brook and Lucie Lawrence.

Alcohol : 13.5%
Acidity: 5.4 g/l
Closure: Screwcap

2014 MADELEINE PINOT NOIR