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Chamonix, Pinot Noir Reserve, Franschhoek, 2018

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Chamonix, Pinot Noir Reserve, Franschhoek, 2018

This is always a big framed wine, built to last. Given 16 months in barrel, about 60% new oak, it's dense in youth, showing substantive black cherry, strawberry, vanilla and spice. Intense but generously ripe, with fine acidity and a backdone... Read More

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Chamonix, Pinot Noir Reserve, Franschhoek, 2018

ColourRed

RegionFranschhoek

GrowerChamonix

Grape VarietyPinot Noir

Vintage2018

ABV14.5%

Bottle75cl

CodeCHX318

Style

Medium Bodied

Light > Full

Chamonix

Franschhoek, South Africa

Chamonix owns vineyards above the town running from 380 to 600 metres in altitude, planted from 1998.

Under the winemaking since 2001 of the youthful-looking Gottfried Mocke the wines got better and better, and in his latter vintages he steered the style of the wines here away from concentration and power and more towards elegance, finesse and...

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Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir  

Origins       

  • Ancient vine, perhaps 2,000 years old

Distant origins in France - first documented mention in France in 1375

Characteristics   

  • Finicky grape: notoriously difficult to grow (which is partly why it is hugely intriguing to New World...
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Chamonix, Pinot Noir Reserve, Franschhoek, 2018

This is always a big framed wine, built to last. Given 16 months in barrel, about 60% new oak, it's dense in youth, showing substantive black cherry, strawberry, vanilla and spice. Intense but generously ripe, with fine acidity and a backdone of ripe tannin. Would stand up to roast beef or lamb. Now - 2026

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