THE HERMIT RAM

2018 WHOLE-BUNCH PINOT NOIR

About: This wine is made from Pinot Noir grown in North Canterbury, a region near Christchurch on New Zealand’s South Island. It is grown on a combination of Clay and Limestone, with veins of Iron Oxide. Only 35% of the grapes were destemmed this year. Fermentation took place in open-toped vat before being basket pressed off into neutral barrel for élevage. The wine is bottled unfined, unfiltered, and with minimal Sulphur.