Duck Pond Dundee Hills Reserve Pinot Noir 2017


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Duck Pond Dundee Hills Reserve Pinot Noir 2017

Wine Profile

Tasting Notes
Subtle smokiness and bright fruit on the nose & palate.

Vineyard Notes
Shoot thinning is performed early in the year; after fruit set, leaves are removed in the fruit zone on the east side of the vines. Later, the clusters are counted and thinned to a maximum of 28 clusters per vine. Once the grapes have achieved 75% color, a final cluster thinning is performed to remove any green or second crop clusters. The average yield is 2 tons per acre.

Production Notes
Fermented 15% whole cluster, and only moved with gravity.

Winemaker Notes
Coming from a barrel selection from our 13 estate acres of pinot noir in the dundee hills.

Wine Specs

Vintage:  2017
Varietal:  Pinot Noir
Appellation:  Dundee Hills
Acid:  5.8 g/L
pH:  3.63
Aging:  25% New French Oak
Fermentation:  Open top fermentation in 1.5 ton fermenters, punchdowns twice daily for 12-14 days.
Alcohol %:  13.2