2018 Organic Pinot Noir
ORGANIC, VEGAN, GLUTEN-FREE
“As a loyal lover of Ontario pinot noir, I have to give this BC version from Sperling a great deal of credit as it exhibits great restraint in the face of so much glorious fruit. The tension, authenticity and purity of flavour is notable. Showing gentle maturity and a delightful textural mouthfeel, this pinot noir also has enough acidity to see it into the next half decade. Tasted April 2020.” 91pts
Sara D’Amato, Wine Align
Planted in 2008 on blocks noted for their calcium-limestone rich clay soils, three Dijon clones (114, 777, 828) were planted on three different rootstocks (10114, 3309 & Paulson) with Pinot Noir clones planted totalling 8.5 acres on two benches and nearly every facet of our hillside vineyard, we select the best suited sites each vintage for Red. Fermented in 1 and 4 tonne lots, including 40% whole clusters, hand-picked and sorted fruit is wild fermented to both alcoholic and malolactic dryness, then barrel aged in large format (265, 300 & 500 L) French oak barrels, with a tiny percentage of new wood.