Nick Spencer Wines

2021 Amphora Pinot Noir

$38

Note - This wine was made in extremely limited quantities and will be offered to mailing list customers only.  The wine is available for order now and will be shipped in Mid September

2021 Amphora Pinot Noir, Tumbarumba, NSW

Gamay grown in the ancient soils of Tumbarumba at almost 700 meters above sea level. Fermented and matured in small 250 litre ceramic amphoras made from compressed sandstone.

Tasting Notes

Ripe plums, pickled cherries, some cinnamon and undergrowth from the whole bunches. Palate is light and floral with lovely fine grained tannins.

Food & Serving Suggestions

French charcuterie such as patés, terrines, rillettes and saucisson sec and with white-rinded cheeses such as Brie and Camembert

Vineyard Information

The fruit is grown on a vineyard in Tumbarumba at nearly 700 meters above sea level on decomposed granite soils. The high altitude and cool climate make it perfect for growing Gamay. 

Winemaking 

Hand picked, 100% whole-bunch fermentation, some carbonic fermentation. Lightly plunged by hand 3 times daily. Pressed to amphoras to complete primary ferment. Matured in amphoras for 6 months and bottle unfined and unfiltered.

Technical Analysis

alc/ vol - 12.5%

Acidity - 6.8g/L

pH - 3.2

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