Lightfoot & Wolfville Ancienne Pinot Noir

Lightfoot & Wolfville Vineyards


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From the Winery:

Grown on the south-facing slopes of our organic and
biodynamic estate vineyard in Avonport (Dijon clones 115,
667, 777, 828, planted in 2012); sheltered by Bay of Fundy
breezes and born out of meticulous viticultural effort.
Canopy management practices in this block include cluster
thinning, leaf thinning and shoot positioning, all by hand.
Hand-harvested and hand-sorted. Wild
fermentation (20% whole cluster, 80% crushed and
destemmed) was followed by 21-months aging in mostly
used French oak. 

Varietal Composition: 100% Pinot Noir
Vineyard Composition: Oak Island Vineyard (Avonport)

Alcohol: 12%
pH: 3.48
Total Acidity: 6.23 g/L
Residual Sweetness: 2 g/L
Production: 594 cases (6 x 750 mL)

Certification: Organic (Ecocert Canada), Demeter Canada

& Demeter USA

Medium ruby hue in the glass. On the nose, a classic Pinot
perfume with rich brandied cherry, fresh rose petal and
hints of ground nutmeg. With time in the glass, the
bouquet opens to earthier, herbal aromas reminiscent of
sage leaf and fennel. The palate is nicely structured with
bright red fruit flavours framed by medium tannins and
persistent length. An elegant, restrained style of cool
climate Pinot Noir that is characterized by vibrancy and


Pairing suggestions include roast pork or poultry, fatty fish
such as salmon or tuna, white bean dishes and wild

mushroom pasta.
Service Temperature: 14-16°C

750 ml

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