Chapel Vineyard Pinot Noir

  • Chapel Vineyard Pinot Noir

    Pinot Noir

    Owned and farmed by Sam Virgara on a south-facing site 490m above sea level on grey sandy loam with a gravel mix, clay subsoil. 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.