Felicity Pinot Noir 2009

Product code: 13NEW8B2009

  • Country:South Africa
  • Region:Walker Bay
  • Vintage:2009
  • ABV:14%
  • Colour:Red
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Pinot Noir
  • Closure:Screwcap

Production information

Producer: Newton Johnson

The Newton Johnson family has been at the heart of Cape winemaking for many years, but only recently took the plunge and set up its own estate. The winery is based near the seaside town of Hermanus, an hour and a half’s drive out of Cape Town. Read more

Production note

All the fruit is harvested by hand and cooled down overnight to 8°C in the cold room. The bunches are sorted, destemmed and a small percentage crushed. All transfers of grape must are attained with the use of gravity which preserves the integrity of the wine. Cold maceration ensues for 3 to 6 days at 8 to 10°C in stainless steel open fermenters. During fermentation only pigeage (punching down) is applied for extraction. The fermentation temperatures peak at about 26°C. After pressing the wine is

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