Wine Latitude 41 Pinot Noir, 2009
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Reviews of purchase Latitude 41 Pinot Noir, 2009
Wine a brilliant dark red cherry color.
Wine with good structure, rich flavor with hints of berries, cherries and toast, sweet tannins and a long pleasant finish.
The aroma of wine is made of cherry and strawberry notes, backed by hints of oak, vanilla and spices.
Wine harmonizes perfectly with meat dishes, mature cheeses, pasta dishes, game.
Wine "Latitude 41 Pinot Noir" is made from Pinot Noir, selected from vineyards Nelson and Marlborough, differing soil types and climatic conditions. As a result, the light was born full-bodied wine with layered fruit flavors.
Warm dry weather season 2008/2009 influenced the early development of the growing vines. The crop was harvested in mid-April. The grapes were crushed and desteblirovan. Fermentation using natural yeast was carried out at a temperature of 30 ° C. After pressing, the wine is aged in French oak barrels for nine months.
Economy "Spencer Hill" was founded in 1990 by Philip and Cheryl Jones after the decision on the purchase of land in the hills of Upper Mautere on the South Island of New Zealand. After that was bought by a number of vineyards along the coastal area of the ridge near the Nelson Tasman. Vineyard in the Upper Mautere consists of 75 acres, divided into two blocks. Here they grow Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, Viognier and Pinot Noir. Clay soil provides a deep concentrated grape taste. This soil holds moisture well, allowing you to grow grapes without supplemental irrigation. Located close to the sea, the area provided a temperate climate with mild winters and long growing season.
Ridge Vineyards Koustal were planted in 1994 and 2001. They are located a few kilometers north of Nelson and consist of approximately 12 acres of land. The vineyards are divided into four blocks with Chardonnay, Viognier, Pinot Noir and Siroy. Soils are complex and difficult to grow grapes, but differ from the Upper Mautera that their bowels are composed of rubble. Such soils also provide depth and concentration, but as a result, has a somewhat different grape flavor. Ridge Vineyards Koustal located on the hills in front of Tasman Bay. The vegetation period and budding occurs 2-3 weeks earlier than in the Upper Mauter.
In "Spencer Hill" practice sustainable viticulture methods, accurate monitoring of each block vineyards that leads to minimizing the use of harmful chemicals. Around the vineyards were planted thousands of trees so that the forest area now exceeds the area of vineyards themselves. Wildlife ponds were built, nature area remains intact - with an abundance of wildlife and beneficial insects. Employees farm equipment properly equipped and well-trained. Winemaking process is carried out under full control, ensuring quality and consistency. The wines produced in the "Spencer Hill" in a short time have gained international recognition and a number of top awards. Although every vintage is different from each other, they share one thing - the constant style and quality!