Cuvaison 2016 Mariafeld Pinot Noir - Los Carneros, Napa Valley
Napa Valley, Los Carneros

2016 Pinot Noir, Mariafeld

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Winemaker's Notes

A single bottling of this unique selection of Pinot Noir, the Mariafeld clone is prized for its dark color, intense perfume and brawnier tannins. Planted to a north-facing block to avoid the heat, this wine offers exotic notes of Hawthorn, violet, blackberry and black plum. Nicely spiced with hints of vanilla, nutmeg, allspice and sassafras, our Mariafeld is quite satiny and long on the finish.

Technical Data

Harvest Date: September 15th, 2016
Fermentation: 13 days
Aging: 16 months in French oak barrels
ML: 100%
Wine Composition: 100% Pinot Noir
Barrels Produced: 16
pH: 3.74
Alcohol: 14.5%
Acid: 5.4 g/L

Winemaker Notes | 2016 Pinot Noir, Mariafeld
Winemaker Notes | 2016 Pinot Noir, Mariafeld