Arranmore Vineyard Pinot Noir

  • Arranmore Vineyard Pinot Noir

    Pinot Noir

    Owned and farmed by Candice & Frewin themselves. Purchased in March 2016, their home site has been farmed organically since purchase and has since been certified organic. East facing site 545m above sea level, vines planted on rich dark loam with clay and gravel mix, small pieces of quartz and ironstone sprinkled throughout. Grapes are hand-picked & gently destemmed to retain whole berries with 25% whole bunches. Cold soaked prior to wild fermentation in an open-top tank, then pressed to barrel once dry. Matured for 10 months in 100% French oak, 15% new oak. Lees stirred in barrel for a few months.