2019 Gamay Noir

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Tasting Notes

A mélange of red fruits open the nose, backed by violets, herbs, and cloves. A palate of tart cherries dissolves into a soft earthiness.

SILVER MEDAL, New York Wine Classic

Production Notes

Estate Vineyard Block: GN2, GN1

Tons: 9

Yeast: Laffort FX10

Cold Soak: 5 days

Fermentation Duration: 6 days

Malolactic Fermentation: MP-41

Oak Treatment: 1st use French oak 59 gallon barrel, 2nd use French oak 132 gallon barrels, 3rd use French oak 59 gallon barrels, 2nd and 4th use French oak 106 gallon barrels

Additional Notes: 4.5 months in barrel

Technical Data

Appellation: Finger Lakes

Varietal Composition: 100% Gamay Noir

Brix at Harvest: 21.2

Alcohol: 10.8%

Residual Sugar: 0.15%

Acid: 6 g/L

pH: 3.60

Harvest Date: October 26, 2019

Bottling Date: April 29, 2020

Cases Produced: 615

Vegan Friendly: Yes

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2019 Gamay Noir