2018 BLK 3 Pinot Noir


Tasting Notes

With its dusty rose hue, this unfined and unfiltered Pinot Noir is a pristine example of the 2018 vintage. The violet, dried herb and cherry nose gives way to delicate tannins on the palate and a strawberry cream finish.

Production Notes

Estate Vineyard Block: BLK3

Tons: 1

Yeast: FX10

Cold Soak: 3 days

Fermentation Duration: 6 days

Malolactic Fermentation: Yes

Oak Treatment: 6 months in 5th-use 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: 19.3


Residual Sugar: 0.1%

Acid: 6.0 g/L

pH: 3.99

Harvest Date: October 12, 2018

Bottling DateMay 29, 2019

Cases Produced: 65

Vegan Friendly: Yes

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2018 BLK 3 Pinot Noir