Serving TipsWine Facts Estate Pinot Noir | WillaKenzie Estate

Estate

2017

Estate

$50.00

This Pinot Noir opens with a complex, site-driven aroma profile characterized by expressive dark fruits interwoven with classic notes of black cherry, black raspberry, baking spices and traces of forest floor.

Descriptors 
Fruit 

Black cherry and black raspberry

Spice & Mineral 

Baking spices and traces of forest floor

Texture/Structure 

A line of persistence carries this wine across the palate with velvety texture, floral notes, and a lengthy, juicy finish.

At The Table 

This Pinot pairs well with roasted pork loin, salmon, duck breast and mushroom risotto.

Glassware 

A traditional Pinot Noir/Burgundy glass with a round bowl will convey this varietal’s profound aromatics and structural characteristics.

Serving and Cellar 

Serve at cellar temperature (55-60 ̊F).

In the Vineyard 

Sourced from four unique blocks on the Estate: Aliette brings purity and finesse; Emery delivers depth and complexity; Kiana adds opulence and fruit intensity; and, Triple Black Slopes brings tremendous power.

Winemaker Hand 

Grapes were harvested by hand between September 25 and October 7, 2017. After being fully destemmed the grapes were cold-soaked for 6-8 days prior to fermentation on their skins for approximately three weeks and then the juice was transferred to French Oak barrels.

Technical Details 
  • Sustainability: LIVE Certified Wine, Salmon Safe
  • Varietal Composition: 100% Pinot Noir
  • ALC %: 14.3%
  • Élevage: 17 months French Oak (50% new)