Wine: Pinot Noir x Pierre Naigeon = PN2
Vintage: 2021
Vineyard: Riolo Lungo
Harvested: September 7, 2021
Brix @ Harvest: 22.5
Alcohol: 13.5%
pH: 3.32
Fermentation: Hand-selected grapes, barrel fermentation with indigenous yeasts at low temperature followed by a cooling of the barrels to ~ 4 ° C (39 ° F) for the winter months, which allows the release of nutrients from the noble lees allowing a sequential and natural malolactic fermentation in spring.
Aging: Aged in Chassin French oak barrels, 25% new and75% neutral for 9 months. Bottled on July 23, 2022
Aromas: Classic Pinot aromas of red berries and rose petals.
Flavors: On the palate, silky tannins with cherry andraspberry notes.
Vintage Notes: Harvested by hand in 6kg crates. Onethird destemmed berries and two-thirds whole clusterstainless steel fermentation with gentle cap managementwith limited pigeage. The pinot grapes of the 2021 vintagewere of good ripeness due to adequate rainfall, hot daysand cool evenings.