Crystallum Bona Fide Pinot Noir 2014




Darker and more intense than any other Crystallum Pinot. The heavy soils create stress for the vines resulting in a wine of great concentration and flavour while maintaining freshness and elegance typical of the Hemel en Aarde area. Bright cassis and cherry notes, with spice and a slight smokiness that lead to a rich and generous palate with supple fruit and full, grippy tannins. Integrated and ready to drink, but will improve into 2020.

Fermentation occurred spontaneously with no commercial yeasts added. 40% of the grapes were fermented as whole clusters, with the rest de-stemmed but left intact as whole berries. Total time on skins was four weeks after which the wine spent 11 months in French Oak barriques.

14% abv

Crystallum Bona Fide Pinot Noir 2014
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