Main Divide Pinot Noir
100% Pinot Noir. Bright ruby hue. Its vibrant aromas and flavors suggest black cherries, blackberries, raspberries, mulberries, and purple plums. There are intertwining hints of grilled mushrooms, licorice and black olives.
The basis for the Main Divide’s philosophy is individuality and harmony. They wish to produce distinctive, vibrant wines with lively fruit flavors, which at the same time are integrated and harmonious.
Grapes: 100% Pinot Noir
Vineyards: From select Canterbury Vineyards
Altitude: 195 feet above sea level
Soil: A mixture of clay and stony soils
Vine Training: Vertical shoot position & Scott Henry
Vine Age: 10-20 years
Time of Harvest: Late April
Yield per acre: 3 tons per acres
Total Production: 48,000 bottles
Vinification Process: During the fermentation the floating cap of grape skins was twice daily gently manually pushed back under the wine. After fermentation the wine remained in contact with the grape remnants for several weeks.
Aging Process: The wine was then separated and put into oak barriques from selected artisan Burgundian coopers where it matured for 18 months.
Alcohol Content: 14.00%
Winemaker: Matt Donaldson
Cellaring: Up to 5 Years
|Dimensions||10.4 × 6.9 × 11.7 in|
|Bottles per Case||
750 ml: 6 bottles per case