Iona Mr P Pinot Noir 2017

Iona (Elgin)

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The Iona Mr P Pinot Noir 2017 is a red wine made by Iona from the region of Elgin with the best pinot noir grapes from the 2017 vintage. According to Drinks&Co users, this red wine earns 4 out of 5 points.

Technical sheet · Iona Mr P Pinot Noir

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2017 Other vintages
Appellation:Elgin (Overberg,South Africa)
Winery: Iona
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Pinot Noir
Allergens: Contains Sulfites

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Iona Mr P Pinot Noir 2017 (Pinot Noir)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: Iona Mr P Pinot Noir 2017 has a soft red colour.
  • Nose: Elegant, fresh berry and ripe cherry aromas with a lovely forest undertone.
  • Mouth: Fresh, intense, and vibrant. Pronounced cherry flavours with spicy hints, and a long finish.

APPELLATION: Elgin

VINEYARD: Iona Vineyards. Surrounded by the Kogelberg Natural Reserve in South Africa, this vineyard is the coolest in the country. It has an average altitude of 420 m above sea level, the growing season is abnormally long, harvesting two months later than the rest of the vineyards in the Cape. This particularity, along with the use of sustainable farming methods and natural products, make for complex, fresh, and elegant wines.

GRAPES: Pinot Noir.

AGEING: Aged for eleven months in french oak

PREPARATION: The harvesting of the grapes is conducted manually, and then undergo destemming without crushing. The fermentation process is carried out in stages, with only the initial 10% of the bunch fermented to gain complexity. The must is then fermented at a controlled temperature of 28°C in stainless steel tanks with regular punch downs. Once pressed, the process is completed with a second, third, and fourth fill. The end result is a fine wine, elegant, fresh, and vibrant.

PAIRING: This light red pair perfectly with meaty and oily fish, salmon, duck, and roasted mushrooms.

RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16 - 18°C

ALCOHOL: 13.5%

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Thedrinkshop

Posted on at 04.27

4 /5

- Elegant, fresh cherry and red berry nose with undergrowth melange. The palate is pure with lovely texture and sweet cherry fruit dominates with spicy undertones. The wine is fresh and intense with real vibrancy.
- 100% Pinot Noir.

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