Calusari, Pinot Noir, Romania, 2018
Light soft and welcoming nose of autumn fruits, this Pinot Noir red wine is smooth with spicy flavours throughout with a generous red fruit flavour.
Produced in Viile Timisului, Romania, this premium wine can be served cool with fish or at room temperature with game or spicy foods.
Blend: Pinot Noir 95.7%, Syrah 3.19%, Merlot 1.11%
Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
The immaculate vineyards are a combination of evolved plantings from 1447 and much more recent plantings too. With recent investments into modernising and improving their winery, they regularly host world class flying winemakers, vintage to vintage, to work with their team. This enables them to create top quality wines and constantly challenge themselves push innovations and approach winemaking with an open mind.
Planted on the rolling hills in Viile Timisului, the vines were replanted over 12 years ago. Conventional new world viticulture and meticulous canopy management. Grown on a variety of soils, from cracking clay to limestone rich loam. All vineyards are non-irrigated. Trained to vertical shoot postioned trellis with 2 to 4 canes per vine with replacement spurs. Intervine soil management by cultivation.Yields from 5 to 15 tonnes per hectare. 90% mechanical harvested
Crushing and full destemming on all parcels, fermentation in stainless steel 40 to 50 tonne tanks with controlled yeast inoculation at 25-32 deg C for about 5-7 days on the skins with regular automated pumpovers. Pressed with some sugar still present. Ferment finishes off on the skins, centrifugation off gross lees as soon as fermented to dryness followed by natural malolactic fermentation
Time: 30 Days; Type: American; % oaked: 45; % new oak: None;