Chamonix Feldspar Pinot Noir 2017

R1,122.00per case of 6

The Feldspar Pinot Noir has a bright red colour. The bouquet is complex with scents recalling wild berries, spice, sour cherries and violets. On the palate the wine shows a medium body with fruit flavours and elegant tannins, leading to a long finish.

Description

10% of the grapes used in the Chamonix Feldspar Pinot Noir 2017  are whole bunch selected by hand at the wine estate in Franschhoek and fermented in Nomblot concrete fermenters where carbonic maceration takes place for 10 days on the skins. The remaining component of this finely made pinot noir is destemmed and fermented in open oak vats for 14 days. After malolactic fermentation, the wine is matured for 16 months in 228ℓ s French oak barrels with 30% new wood.

The Chamonix Feldspar Pinot Noir is a fine example of a pinot noir from the valley. It has a bright red colour with a complex bouquet that reveals scents of wild berries, spice, sour cherries and violets. On the palate the wine shows a medium body with fruit flavours and elegant tannins, leading to a long and lean finish.