Felton Road

Pinot Noir 'Block 5'

Pinot Noir 'Block 5', Felton Road

Pinot Noir 'Block 5', Felton Road
  • 100% Pinot Noir
  • Block 5 is located on a gentle north facing slope in the Elms vineyard, which was planted in 1993
  • Varying soil types heading up the slope with heavy loess and silt at the bottom, followed by clay lakebed deposits, and angular schist gravels
  • The nature of being a gravity flow winery allows grapes to be gently destemmed without pumping
  • Long pre-fermentation soak of 9 days prior to fermentation
  • 20% whole cluster
  • Native yeast fermentation
  • Punched down by hand up to 2 times per day with a total time on skins of 23 days
  • Aged for 16 months in French oak (30% new) with 2 rackings
  • No fining or filtering

Info

Producer:
Vintage:
2021
Country:
New Zealand
Region:
Central Otago
Variety:
Pinot Noir
Color:
Red

Sizes Available

Full Bottle NZ-FRW-22-21 6/750ml

Resources

Press & Reviews

James Suckling
Score
97
Date
2022-11-02