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Pinot Noir 2012

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Pinot Noir 2012

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This wine is a little aside from my hands-on day (and sometimes night) job, making wines at Greystone and Muddy Water. Two reasons for making this wine; the first being a desire to start a small family business and secondly to pursue a dream to craft a Pinot Noir with as little intervention as I can handle. Hand-picked and hand-sorted, the grapes are then returned to sit amongst the vines where they once grew. Giving indigenous yeasts from the vineyard the opportunity to create a true expression of the actual vineyard site.

WINE INFORMATION

VARIETY Pinot Noir
REGION Waipara, North Canterbury
SUB-REGION Omihi
TIME ON SKINS 32 days
TIME IN BARRELS 15 months
AGE OF OAK 1 Yr old centre of France, fine grain, light
and long toast and three years seasoning.
WHOLEBUNCH 25%
ALCOHOL 13.5%
pH 3.73
TA 6.11 g/L
FINING none
FILTRATION none
STABILISATION none
CASES CRAFTED 40

 

 

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    Founded in 2012, Forager Wine is the small, quality driven wine company of North Canterbury local and twice named NZ Winemaker of the Year, Dom Maxwell

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