Brea Pinot Noir 2017
Picked by the phases of the moon. 100% destemmed into 5-ton open top fermenters. Gently pumped over each morning and evening throughout fermentation. Delastage at the beginning and end of fermentation. Aged in neutral French oak 228L and 270L barrels for 10 months.
BREA Wines are made naturally, meaning no use of inoculated yeasts or bacteria. They use only native yeast to spark fermentation. They do not add any powdered tannins or enzymes. A minimal dose of S02 is added 4 weeks before bottling to some wines.
|Wine Enthusiast: 90|
|Ripe mulberry, pomegranate, sage and wild mint aromas emerge from this appellation blend, which is fairly light in the glass. The flavors are bright and airy, with dried cherry and fennel, wrapped in solid acidity.|