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JANCIS ROBINSON

ALEXANA 'REVANA VINEYARD' ESTATE PINOT NOIR
ALEXANA WINERY
Full bottle 1,400 g. Clones: 777, Pommard, 115, 667, La Tache, 114, Coury, Wädenswil, 113 and 943. Harvested 5 September to 2 October 2019 at an average of 23 Brix and 3.52 must pH with 6.15 g/l TA. Triple sorted, four-day cold soak at 40 °F, 10-day fermentation at 82–84 °F. 11 months in 39% new French oak, 16% once-filled French oak, 45% neutral French oak. After malolactic conversion, 25% was transferred to concrete tank. Final pH 3.65, TA 5.4 g/l. 1,891 cases produced. Bottled 9 September 2020.
Medium ruby. Sweet red cherry and rose florals on the nose. Slight spicy stemminess. Bitter black-walnut chalky tannin. Oak spice and vanilla. Medium finish. (SCJ) 13.3%. Drink 2021 – 2025

- May, 2022, Samantha Cole-Johnson