Balance Winemakers Selection Pinot Noir (case of 6)
Wine Description A refined wine with elegant nuances of warm spice, cherry and raspberry with a hint of oak.
Vineyards The vineyards lies in deep red soils ensuring excellent water-retention and adding structure and fullness to the wines.
Winemaking Techniques Grapes were cold soaked for two days after which traditional skin fermentation commenced. After completion of alcoholic fermentation wine underwent malolactic fermentation. The wine underwent wood maturation on staves during malolactic fermentation and it was kept in contact for three months.
Vintage Conditions The vintage of 2015 commenced two weeks earlier than normal with low rainfall in many areas and strong variation between day and night temperatures which is necessary for quality winemaking. This moderate climate conditions during the harvest season contributed to exceptional flavour and good structure with a fresh crisp finish.
Food Pairing The perfect match for game fish, game birds or venison, as well as grilled beef and strong, hard cheese.