Pinot noir 2016

MCMANIS

Pinot noir
2016

$19.63*

* Suggested retail price
Product code
7061
Format
12 x 750ml
Listing type
Special Order
Status
Unavailable
Country
United States
Regulated designation
American Viticultural Areas (AVA)
Region
California
Varietal(s)
Pinot Noir 100 %
Color
Red
Sugar
Dry
Closure type
Metal screw cap
Aging vessel type
New and used French and American Oak
Length of aging
6 months
Availability
Winery's website

About this winery

McManis Family Vineyards is a grower and vintner of premium varietal wine grapes located in the Northern Interior of California. The company was founded in 1990 by Ron and Jamie McManis - fourth generation family farmers. The McManis family has been growing grapes in this region since 1938. McManis Family Vineyards currently operates over 2500 acres of wine grapes and after the 1997 harvest, a state-of-the-art winery was designed and built to maximize the resulting wine's quality through small...

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Winemaking notes

Pinot Noir grapes were harvested between August 17th and September 1st, 2016, with an average Brix of 25.1. After fermenting on the skins for 6-9 days, the must was pressed and the resulting wine finished fermentation in Stainless Steel tanks. The wine then received the equivalent of approximately 6 months of aging in French Oak barrels.

Tasting notes

Light purple in colour with a lustrous hue. Ripe strawberry, cherry and raspberry aromas are joined by a cream and vanilla bouquet. The same flavours mimic the berry aromas. Vanilla undertones, lent to the wine from oak aging, are perceptible in the clean, but supple finish.