Don Pinot Noir 2015, Nelson, New Zealand: no added sulphites

One of the two Pinot Noirs made by Alex Craighead to express the difference in regional terroirs between Nelson and Martinborough. This comes from grapes grown in Upper Moutere and is a softer, rounder expression of the variety with a nose of mature red berry fruit. 

Wine facts:

  • organic & vegan
  • grapes: Pinot Noir
  • sugar: 0 added sugar, residual sugar <2 g
  • sulphites: 0 added sulphites, naturally occurring sulphites <10 mg
  • ABV 13.5%   

Winemaker: Alex Craighead

Location: (village and region): Upper Moutere, Nelson

Short story: Don Wines is owned by Josefina Venturino and Alex Craighead (Winemaker). “Don” is named after Josefina’s grandfather Don Ramon Dus and is a homage to family, honesty and simplicity. Don Ramon, a native of Concepcion del Uruguay in Argentina, is an avid wine lover with a lifelong fascination with farming.

Upper Moutere boasts a stellar climate for growing, with a temperate maritime climate and over 2300 hours of sunshine per annum, making it one of the sunniest regions in New Zealand. 80m altitude, the Moutere clay gravels are well structured and free draining, provide a perfect substrate for promoting healthy and prodigious growth.

  • Manual harvested
  • 50% whole bunch
  • 10-12 days on skins
  • Indigenous yeast
  • Ambient ferment
  • Matured in old French barriques
  • No filtration
  • No fining
  • No sulphur added

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