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PINOT NOIR 
TILIA ESTATE 2012

WINE DISTRICT:
Vipava Valley, SW SLOVENIA

VINTAGE: 2012

VARIETY: 100% Pinot noir

VINEYARD: Potoce (1.0 ha, altitude 120 m a.s.l.),
6000 vines/ha, average plant age 15 years,
single guyot training system.

SOIL: flish, clay

WINE YIELD: 60 hL/ha

HARVESTING: hand picked

BOTTLING: February 2015

RODUCTION: 50 cases

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WINE TECHNOLOGY: All the vines are very low yielded. Very well matured grapes of the selected marl-grown vines. 
Before maceration a part of the must is taken away to concentrate the tannins and colour. 10-12 days of classic maceration in stainless steel tank. Aged for 18 months in new french oak barrique berrels Louis Latour.
Controlled Manolactic fermentation, 4 months of active batonaging.
No filtration before bottling.

WINE CARACTERISTICS:
Alc.: 15.5 vol. %
Sugar cont.: 3.3 g/L
Acid: 6.5 g/L

RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 14-15C

WINE DESCRIPTION: Red wine with rich aromas of riped forest fruit, dry plums and jam. The wine is slightly tannic, but still very juicy and fresh. It is matured, ready to be enjoyed today, but also suitable for some aging (5-10 years).

FOOD AND WINE
Recommended to all kind of red meat, venison and some spicy dishes. Best to be enjoyed in a good company.