Articles tagged with the word "pinot noir":

Accentuated cut edges (ACE) maceration on pinot noir

Published on June 29, 2016

Dr. Angela Sparrow at the University of Tasmania, Australia has devised what is known as the ACE (accentuated cut edges) technique of pinot noir maceration.


Controlled phenolic release – microwave maceration

Published on June 16, 2016

Controlled phenolic release (CPR) is a phenolic extraction technique that combines pre-fermentation maceration of fruit by microwave heating to 70°C, with a hold time during which the must is held at that temperature.


Tasmania – a masterclass with Michael Hill-Smith MW

Published on April 26, 2016

Michael Hill-Smith MW is the co-founder of Shaw and Smith in Adelaide Hills, and of Tolpuddle Vineyard in Tasmania. He put together a masterclass to show what Tas is doing best, namely sparkling, riesling, chardonnay and pinot noir.


Pinot noir ascendant in Alsace

Published on February 9, 2016

There’s a growing excitement about pinot noir in Alsace, as a small groundswell of producers is increasingly garnering acclaim for their wines.


Escarpment, The Edge Pinot Noir 2012

Published on June 17, 2013

This is a really tasty, pretty much entry level, New Zealand pinot noir, from the bottom of North Island.


Cork or screwcap, screwcap or cork?

Published on April 3, 2013

I recently came across a couple of tasty wines from the almost unknown top (closer to the source) / bottom (in the Massif Central) corner of the Loire valley. The wines were both bottles under cork and screwcap.


Mornington Peninsula Pinot Noir

Published on February 17, 2013

A masterclass led by Phil Sexton from Innocent Bystander/Giant Steps, and Martin Spedding from Ten Minutes by Tractor, explores Mornington Peninsula pinot noir.


Eldridge Estate

Published on September 13, 2012

David Lloyd of Eldridge Estate on Red Hill is a self-confessed ‘hillist’ of Mornington Peninsula. He used to think the “best pinot noir [came] from ‘the downs’ because it’s warmer” but he was persuaded by early pioneer Nat White of Main Ridge to focus on pinot noir from the hills.


Thermenregion reds

Published on July 31, 2012

Thermenregion is a region of two halves. The southern part, around Sooss, Tattendorf, Bad Vöslau and further south, is home to red pair pinot noir and saint laurent.


Tassie pinot noir

Published on July 11, 2012

With 42% of total Tasmanian vineyard plantings, pinot noir is the island state’s lead variety. Still red pinot noir wine is getting to be a force to be reckoned with, with even latent sub-regional undertones becoming apparent.

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