Serving TipsWine Facts Emery Pinot Noir | WillaKenzie Estate

Emery

2015

Emery

$55.00

Emery’s elevation and southeast slope show through in this wine’s complex, savory aromas, black fruit and silky tannins.

Descriptors 
Fruit 

Red & blue high-toned fruits: raspberry, pomegranate, blood orange, blueberry

Spice, Vegetable, Mineral 

Exotic spices (clove, anise); minerality

Texture/Structure 

Bright, silky entry with a firm, elongated finish—decant to allow textural layers to emerge

At The Table 

Fowl and farm are all Emery’s friends at the table. Look to grilled quail, rack of lamb and all red fruits as accompaniments, including pomegranates, dried cherries, figs and persimmons.

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. Emery Pinot Noir will benefit initially from a decant. Cellar from five to fifteen years for maximum enjoyment.

Place Matters 
Sourcing 

Emery Vineyard Block, WillaKenzie Estate

Soil Composition 

Primarily WillaKenzie (ancient, sedimentary, marine origin)

Clonal Composition 

667, 777, Pommard UCD5, Lett Wädenswil

In the Vineyard 

Named for our founder’s grandfather, Emery is situated near the top of our estate, 600-700 feet in elevation. The site’s topsoil layer is the deepest on the estate, resulting in vigorous vines and wines notable for grace, finesse and depth.

Winemaker Hand 

Hand-picked and hand-sorted. Destemmed with open rollers to allow partial whole berry fermentation. Five to seven-day cold soak. Twice daily punch downs. Aged 15 - 18 months in 50% new French oak barrels.

Technical Details 
  • Sustainability: LIVE Certified Wine, Salmon Safe
  • Case Production: 800
  • Varietal Composition: 100% Pinot Noir
  • ALC %: 13%

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