2017 BLK 3 Pinot Noir


Tasting Notes

Delicate touches of dried dates, leather and violet mingle with ripe plums and hibiscus on the nose and palate. A soft mouthfeel compliments notes of red pepper jelly, with leather and red currants carried through the lingering finish.


Production Notes

Estate Vineyard Block: BLK3

Tons: 1

Yeast: RC12 and W15

Cold Soak: 4 days

Fermentation Duration: 7 days

Malolactic Fermentation: Yes

Oak Treatment: 8 months in neutral French oak

Additional Notes: Hand harvested fruit. Wine enjoyed 3 days masceration post-fermentation.

Technical Data

Appellation: Finger Lakes

Varietal Composition100% Pinot Noir

Brix at Harvest: 22


Residual Sugar: 0.2%

Acid: 6.0 g/L

pH: 3.63

Harvest Date: October 6, 2017

Bottling DateJune 15, 2018

Cases Produced: 63

Vegan Friendly: Yes

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2017 BLK 3 Pinot Noir