Pressing Matters Pinot Noir 2013 - VERY LIMITED

Pressing Matters? Pinot Noir vines are still relatively young and yields have been kept to an absolute minimum (less than 4 tonnes per hectare) to allow them to properly establish and to ensure intensity of fruit flavours. The vines have been planted on their own roots as well as root stocks 101-14, SO4, and Teleki 5C. A huge mixture of many varying clones and rootstocks allows many potential permutations, and each combination is picked separately, fermented separately, barrelled and matured separately and then just prior to bottling each is tasted blind and assessed for the Pressing Matters Pinot Noir. For the 2013 vintage we ended up with 30 different batches of wine, each in its own separate barrel. New oak influence is kept to a minimum, with the 2008 vintage being the first one to utilize new oak (25%) and subsequent vintages having no more than 20% new oak. The fruit is sorted for quality and the must is hand screened on a sorting table before initial fermentation. Fermentation is started naturally with wild yeasts in tonne fermenters. MLF is carried out naturally and completed in a few months. Wines are racked by gravity 2 to 3 times in their life.

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Pressing Matters

Sydney-siders Greg Melick and Francis Douglas, both wine-loving Barristers, had been interested in establishing a vineyard for many years. In 2002 Greg finally found the ideal site in the Coal River Valley which consisted of approximately 14 hectares of grazing land on well-drained, north east facing slopes, with cracking clay over a calciferous base. The name Pressing Matters is a metaphorical representation of the Vaslin Bucher basket press style and the lawful background of its founders. The label was designed by contemporary Czech artist Tom Samek- now based in Hobart Tasmania, symbolically capturing the balance of these wines and their establishment. Greg has been a passionate consumer of wine involved with wine judging both nationally and internationally for nearly 20 years. His two favourite wine growing areas are Burgundy and Mosel; Hence, the vineyard has only been planted with the two ‘Noble’ varieties Riesling and Pinot Noir.

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