Block Eight Pinot Noir 2015
A structured Pinot Noir showing, distinctive french oak and barrel age character.
Pinot noir clones 114, and Clone 5. 90% destemmed, indigenous yeast ferments, hand plunged with some pump over, cuvaison 32 days, and aged in old and new oak casks for up to 12 months.
Fruit was grown on our elevated Pahau clay vineyard in Waipara.
Bellbird Spring vineyard practices are in compliance with the organic standards of BioGro New Zealand.
SUGGESTED FOOD AND FLAVOUR MATCHES
Pork, barded game, meat sauces made using reduction method, mushrooms.