Crystallum

Pinot Noir 'Mabalel'

Pinot Noir, 'Mabalel', Crystallum

Pinot Noir, 'Mabalel', Crystallum
  • 100% Pinot Noir, sourced from a single vineyard, ‘Kaaimansgat’ farm – meaning Crocodile’s lair
  • The site is 700m high and surrounded by dramatic mountains, with peaks that are are often snow-capped in winter
  • Fermented using only native yeasts and this year with all fruit destemmed
  • The total time in tank was 29 days with a 14 day post-fermentation maceration
  • The wine was then transferred to barrel (20% new) where it remained for 11 months before bottling

Info

Producer:
Vintage:
2021
Country:
South Africa
Region:
Walker Bay
Appellation:
Hemel-en-Aarde
Variety:
Pinot Noir
Color:
Red
Farming Practice:
Sustainable

Sizes Available

Full Bottle ZA-CRY-13-21 6/750ml

Resources

Press & Reviews

Vinous Media
Score
91
Date
2022-09-29