Gum Emperor 2011 Pinot

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OVERVIEW

THE ACCLAIM OUR PINOT NOIR GENERATES IS BASED ENTIRELY ON THE MERIT OF OUR PRISTINE, COOL CLIMATE VINEYARDS. A SINGLE VINEYARD PINOT NOIR NAMED FOR THE GUM EMPEROR MOTH OPODIPHTHERA EUCALYPTI THAT MAKES ITS HOME ON THE EDGE OF OUR VINEYARDS, THIS WINE IS IDIOSYNCRATICALLY NEW ZEALAND IN STYLE; TRUE TO VINEYARD, REGION AND VARIETY WITH OPULENCE AND RICHNESS.

HARVEST

Clones 777, 115 and UCD5 were all hand harvested the 29th of March, then gently destemmed and fermented together in an open top fermenter. Average Brix was 24.8.

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