2016 BLK 3 Pinot Noir


Tasting Notes

Notes of violets and cherries on the nose translate to rhubarb and cinnamon on the palate. Acidity highlights tart cranberries and orange peel, with a vanilla cola finish.

Production Notes

Estate Vineyard Block: BLK3

Tons: .92

Yeast: BM45

Cold Soak: No

Fermentation Duration: 7 days

Malolactic Fermentation: VP41 ML

Oak Treatment: 4 neutral oak French barrels

Additional Notes: Punchdowns occured 3x a day during fermentation; wine rested in barrel for 7 months

Technical Data

Appellation: Finger Lakes

Varietal Composition: 100% Pinot Noir

Alcohol: 11.8%

Residual Sugar: 0.1%

Acid: 4.4 g/L

pH: 3.58

Harvest Date: October 7, 2016

Bottling Date: September 15, 2017

Cases Produced: 93

Vegan Friendly: Yes

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2016 BLK 3 Pinot Noir