The wine has a typical not very deep red colour. The taste is a mixture of ripe sour cherry and red forest fruits nicely corresponding to the earthy nuances coming from the terroir. The tender silky tannin structure delights with its velvety feeling and the mild smokey nuance contributes to the perfect finish of the wine. This Pinot Noir is a perfect pair to any kind of light dishes, hard and soft cheeses as well as dark chocolate desserts
2017 - Double Gold medal at BIWC
2018 - Decanter Awards Bronze, 87 points
2018 - Gold medal at BIWC
Type: Dry red wine
Grape varieties: Pinot Noir
Vintage information: Alcohol – 14.5 vol.% ; Sugars – 2.5 g/L; TA – 5.3 g/L
Terroir: The 1,8 ha vineyards are located in the region of Kavarna town, less than 10 km away from the Black Sea. The climate is dominated by the constant breezes from the Black Sea which helps keep the sugar levels and acidity in the grapes in balance. The soil is very rich and most of the work in the vineyards is directed towards keeping the growth of the vines less vigorous. It is mostly done by hand, which allows consistent control of the quality of the grapes. The philosophy of Seewines is to follow entirely organic and biodynamic principles - both in the vineyards and the vinification.
Harvest is done by hand in small baskets at optimal ripeness of the fruits. The vinification is done at Damianitza Winery, under the strict instructions and quality control of Seewines’ enologists. Before the fermentation Pinot Noir passes through a period of cold maceration for four days, which adds more colour to the wine. After the malolactic fermentation one quarter of the wine matures in 400 litre French oak barrels, first and second fill, for 6 months.
The wine has a typical not very deep red colour. On the nose it produces fine notes of cherry and a nice sweet hint of vanilla. In the mouth it has a tender silky tannin structure which delights with its velvety feeling. The taste is a mixture of ripe sour cherry and red forest fruits nicely corresponding to the earthy nuances. A mild smoky tone contributes to the perfect finish of the wine. The aftertaste is long, smooth and leaves a pleasant feeling of freshness.
This Pinot Noir is a perfect pair to dishes with both white and light red meats. A good accompaniment to hard and soft cheeses and various vegetarian dishes as well. Chocolate desserts would also be a good choice as they would pair and correspond nicely to the vanilla-cherry nuances of the wine.
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