Tim Hillock, Pinot Noir 2021

Tim Hillock, Pinot Noir 2021

29 in stock

Tim Hillock, Pinot Noir 2021

36,60 

29 in stock

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Tim Atkin

Tim Atkin is a UK-based Master of Wine (MW) and wine journalist with an international following.

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SKU WC110931-2021 Category

VARIETY: 100% Pinot Noir

PRODUCTION: 2515 bottles

WINE OF ORIGIN: Ceres Plateau

VINEYARDS
The grapes come from a single vineyard in the Koue Bokkeveld (translatation: Cold Buck Shrubland). The vineyard is situated at 860m above sea level on shale soils.
WINEMAKING
Hand harvested at dawn into small crates. Whole-bunches (30%) were foot-stomped in an open top tank and the rest destemmed on top. The destemmed portion also got a light foot-stomp to release some juice and natural fermentation followed.
MATURATION
10 months in a 2050L Stockinger foudre.
TECHNICAL DETAILS

ALCOHOL: 13.74%

RS: 1.43 g/L

TA: 5.10 g/L

PH: 3.54

TOTAL SULPHITES: 64 PPM

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