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Brokenwood Wines

2019 Pinot Noir

2019 Pinot Noir

Beechworth, VIC

Red berry and bramble fruit notes tending into dark plum – very attractive aromas. A slightly deeper colour from the 2019 vintage. The palate starts out bolder with dark red fruits and sweet edges from the French oak used. Lovely ripe tannins and a good acid backbone carries the flavours right to the finish. The lingering after taste makes for a very enjoyable Pinot Noir.

CRU $378.00   SVC $356.40

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Wine Specs
Vintage
2019
Varietal
Pinot Noir
Acid
5.6 g/L
pH
3.56
Residual Sugar
1.0 g/L
Alcohol %
12.5
Wine Profile
Vinification
Retention of fruit character is always important. Processing involved cold soak of the must for a few days and included approximately 10% whole bunches in the ferment. No post ferment maceration was under taken. Oak maturation was predominantly in used French oak barriques and bottled at the 10-month mark.
Winemaker Comments
Brokenwood has been producing Pinot Noir from the Indigo Vineyard since 2002. As there are three clones planted over different sites, there is opportunity to process as a number of different parcels; hence we have the Varietal wines as well as Single Vineyard wines. Sufficient winter rainfall in 2018 saw the vines off to a great bud burst. A cool, dry, early growing season saw the vines in good health and then 200mm of rain fell in early December. This resulted in great canopy growth which sheltered the vines during the heat spike in mid-January. Harvest progressed under clear blue skies.
Food Pairing
Duck and Pinot is a classic combination, also try with quail and steak tartare.
Drink
Drinking well now however will improve with further bottle age.

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