Meerlust Pinot Noir 2000

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Giorgio dalla Cia
Main Variety - Pinot Noir
Alcohol - 13.5 %vol
pH - 3.59
RS - 2.2 g/l
Total Acid - 5.9 g/l
Appellation - Stellenbosch

Characteristics

Type - Red
Style - Dry
Body - Full


Tasting Notes

Dark onion skin colour. Wild berries and concentrated black truffle bouquet. There is an underlying smokiness & spiciness, which will develop into the typical organic mushroom character of Pinot Noir.

Ageing Potential

10 - 15 years.

Blend Information

100% Pinot Noir

Food Suggestions

White and red meats, Parma ham, grilled linefish, Mushroom and cheese. Serve at 16 - 18°C.

In The Vineyard

Soil Type: Decomposed granite mixed with clay.

In The Cellar

Fermented dry in open fermentation tanks. After 10 days, the wine was pressed and under went malolactic fermentation in new heavy toasted Allier. Matured for 15 months in barrique and allowed over 3 years bottle maturation before release.


Other Vintages

Wine Wine Maker Main Variety
Meerlust Pinot Noir 2018 Chris Williams Pinot Noir
Meerlust Pinot Noir 2017 Chris Williams Pinot Noir
Meerlust Pinot Noir 2016 Chris Williams Pinot Noir
Meerlust Pinot Noir 2015 Chris Williams Pinot Noir
Meerlust Pinot Noir 2013 Chris Williams Pinot Noir
Meerlust Pinot Noir 2012 Chris Williams Pinot Noir
Meerlust Pinot Noir 2011 Chris Williams Pinot Noir
Meerlust Pinot Noir 2010 Chris Williams Pinot Noir
Meerlust Pinot Noir 2009 Chris Williams Pinot Noir
Meerlust Pinot Noir 2008 Chris Williams Pinot Noir
Meerlust Pinot Noir 2007 Chris Williams Pinot Noir
Meerlust Pinot Noir 2006 Chris Williams Pinot Noir
Meerlust Pinot Noir 2004 Chris Williams Pinot Noir
Meerlust Pinot Noir 2001 Chris Williams Pinot Noir
Meerlust Pinot Noir 2000 Giorgio dalla Cia Pinot Noir
Meerlust Pinot Noir 1999 Pinot Noir
Meerlust Pinot Noir Reserve 1999 Giorgio dalla Cia Pinot Noir
Meerlust Pinot Noir 1997 Giorgio Dalla Cia Pinot Noir

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