Germany / Rheinhessen
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2017 Louis Guntrum Pinot Noir

Louis Guntrum

Rheinhessen

Attractive red cherry character and no obscuring oak make this a charming lighter pinot noir. A hint of tannins support the finish.


Viticulture

Sustainable farming and grape growing. Exclusive use of organic fertilizers, no irrigation, defoilage by hand for reduced use of pesticides and healthier grapes, cover plants as natural fertilizer, to increase biological activity of the soil and to reduce soil compression, hand selected harvest with maximum grape temperatures at harvest below 15°C.


Vinification

Separation of the free-run for increased colour intensity and fruit extraction, Skin maceration and extended maceration time for approx. 2 weeks, no filtration.


Recommendation

Suits all dark meat, cheeses, crackers. As aperitif or with main courses.