2017 Tradition Pinot Noir

The nose reveals a hint of fine oak followed by juicy red berries and kirsch with an underlying tone of forest floor.

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The Place – Our new Small Lot Pinot Noir is sourced from the west facing slopes of the Kozier vineyard. This site enjoys the perfect synergy of a warm microclimate with cool soils ensuring a long even ripening. Hand harvested at just the right time to avoid over ripening.

The Wine- This wine was fermented in stainless steel tanks with regular pump overs and pressed after three weeks on skins. This Pinot Noir was aged in 2nd fill, 3rd fill, and neutral barrels for 14 months.

Tasting Notes & Food Pairing – The nose reveals a hint of fine oak followed by juicy red berries and kirsch with an underlying tone of “sous-bois” or forest floor which adds to its growing complexity. One the palate, the elegant fruit is in perfect balance with fine tannins and a poised finish. With cellaring potential, this wine pairs best with earthy meals and meats high in flavour. Lamb ragout or Duck confit anyone?

Brand

Roche Wines

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