Warm spring and summer leading to ideal flowering and ripening conditions, with a short period of
rain during February.
DATE OF HARVEST: 04 - 18 April 2009
HARVEST & VINIFICATION:
Marion’s Vineyard is a selection of predominantly two Pinot Noir clones; the Pommard and the Abel
clone. Hand-picked and careful selection of grapes. 100% de-stemmed, cold-maceration and small batch fermentation in stainless steel vats and left on “skins” for 3 weeks. Aged in 40 % new and 60 % used French oak barriques for 18 months.
DATE OF BOTTLING: 15 February 2011
ALC: 14.5% VOL
Very fine layers of citrus and orange, aromas
of raspberry and morello cherry in the nose finishing with hint’s of floral notes and mushrooms. This ruby coloured medium to full
bodied wine has a great morello cherry filled pallet showing good aciditybalance, minerality and elegance. A long lasting finish with some spicy,earthy undertones and an approachable but firm tannic structure.
DRINKING TEMPERATURE: 16-18 ºC
CELLARING: 4 - 10 years
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