Akarua Pinot Gris

Tasting Note

VARIETY

100% Pinot Gris

REGION

Central Otago

Sub Region: Bannockburn

VINEYARD

Akarua Estate Vineyard: Cairnmuir Road

Vineyard block(s): Cairnmuir White Barry & Larcome clones

Aspect: North / West

Vine orientation: East / West

Height above sea level: 220m

Soil: Sandy silt and very sandy free draining loams.

Vine age: 8 years old

Trellis System: VSP

Pruning: Mix of cane and spur

Cropping: thinned to 4.5 T/Ha

VINTAGE 2015

Picking date: 7th April 2015

Growing conditions: Early season was slow to start. Excellent season in January finishing with a cool Autumn.

Grower Degree Days:  965 (Cairnmuir White) GDD

Rain mls: 225 mm for Oct-April growing season.

VINIFICATION

Ferment Vessel: Stainless steel tank

Yeast: Inoculated – various strains

Fermentation Temp: 11-13°, whole bunch pressed

Post fermentation lees contact: stirred once a week

Akarua Pinot Gris 2015  - Akarua

Akarua Pinot Gris
2015

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