Giant Steps Yarra Valley

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2016 Giant Steps Applejack Vineyard Pinot Noir

2016 Giant Steps Applejack Vineyard Pinot Noir


Appellation: Yarra Valley
Varietals: 100% Pinot Noir
Clones: MV6 & 115
Harvested: February 2016
Bottled: January 2017
Alc/Vol (%): 13.8
TA (g/L): 6.69
pH: 3.54
Cellaring: Two - ten years
Cases: 680

Natural winemaking philosophy, while making quality the priority. Minimal intervention in the vineyard and 100% hand-picked.
50% whole bunch, remainder whole berry, indigenous fermentation in 4000L open oak vats. Delestage by gravity and occasional hand plunges.
11 months in new and used French barriques - 30% new, 70% older.
Bottled by gravity, no filtration at bottling.

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