juanico.com » Pinot Noir
Don Pascual Pinot Noir Reserve
pinot noir

Variety: Pinot Noir 100%

Kilograms per hectare: 6.000 – 8.000
Hectolitres per hectare: 35 – 48
Region: Juanicó
Soil type: Chalky – clay

~ Temperate with oceanic influences
~ Mean annual temperature of 16.6° C. (62° F.)
~ Seasons clearly marked with warm summers and cool winters

Winemaking Method:
~ Before harvest time grapes must reach the ideal maturity
~ Selection process based on tasting grapes and seed analysis
~ Grapes are selected and hand picked from the vineyard
~ Second selection process grape by grape at the winery
~ Cold maceration before fermentation during 4 days
~ Fermentation between 20° C and 24° C
~ Post fermentation maceration

~ 35% of wine aged in oak

Winemaker´s Notes:
Selected vineyards with low yields, grape selection and cold pre fermentation maceration are the key for this very typical Pinot Noir.

Appearance: Bright purple red in colour
Nose: Intense aromas of cherries and fruits of the forest
Palate: Nicely rounded with intense notes of red fruits, velvety tannins and long finish.
Serving temperature: 14-16 ºC

Food pairings: Ideal for Mediterranean dishes and salads.