Mud House Single Vineyard Claim 431 Pinot Noir 2017

Central Otago

Claim 431 Pinot Noir

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Single Vineyard Pinot Noir from our Trophy winning Claim 431 Vineyard in Bendigo, Central Otago.

Colour
Deep ruby red.

Nose
Layers of dark berry and rich cherry meld with sweet florals and warm oak spice.

Palate
An elegant and complex palate rests on distinctive cool climate acidity and ripe concentrated red fruits. Subtle spice, finely tuned tannins and velvety textures extend the length and finish.

Food match
Rich roast duck or lamb will complement this Pinot Noir beautifully.

ACL
13.50%

Acidity
5.9

Cellaring
Ready to drink now. Cellar up to eight years.

Comments
When the grapes for this Pinot Noir reached optimal ripeness they were hand harvested and gently destemmed. After a week long cold soak, each parcel was fermented using indigenous yeast and hand plunged to extract vibrant colour, flavour and delicate tannin structure. The wine was then separately pressed into a mix of new and old French oak barrels to mature for 12 months. Natural malolactic fermentation began at the beginning of spring. The wine was bottled on 6 March 2018.

OUR PEOPLE.

We live amongst the vineyards in the beautiful South Island of New Zealand. For us it’s all about lifestyle. We’re lucky to enjoy the simple things from the land; like fresh crayfish, scallop season and wild venison. And because our wines are available in cities around the world, we also thrive on what the world has to offer. Pretty much the best of both worlds we reckon.

FOOD, FAMILY & FRIENDS.

Our fresh accessible style of wine is made to be shared. Crisp whites, rich aromatics and reds with depth and purity.Everyday wines to enjoy on any occasion.

“When friends pop round, it’s our ‘go to’ wine. You could say it’s our house red.”

– Jack Glover

IMPORTANCE OF PLACE.

The South Island of New Zealand covers over 151,215km2 ofrugged mountains, lakes, glaciers, ski fields and rivers. As proud guardians of the land our iconic vineyards are located in some of New Zealand's defining wine regions: Marlborough, Central Otago and the Waipara Valley. Each location has been selected with care and foresight; and as a result we aim to interfere as little as possible once the grapes arrive in the hands of the winemakers. Each vintage we create a portfolio of pure, expressive, balanced, vibrant and honest wines.

 
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