M&J Becker - Pinot Noir - 2015
Manchester Ridge, Mendocino County, California
approx 888 bottles produced (limited supply in Australia)
Pinot Noir sourced from Manchester Ridge, Mendocino County at 990m elevation on Gold Ridge sandy loam soils, 20% wholebunch & 80% whole berry were basket pressed and left on skins for 10 days, punch downs occurring once daily and no stirring for a brighter, prettier and more delicate expression. The wine is then pressed to neutral French barrique for 12 months and only racked at bottling.
The wine is bottled unfined, unfiltered and with 80ppm sulphur total