2006 Ten Minutes By Tractor Pinot Noir
2006 10X Pinot Noir
2006 10X Chardonnay
2006 10X Pinot Gris
2006 10X Rosé
2006 10X Sauvignon Blanc
2006 10X Barrel Fermented Sauvignon Blanc
Main Ridge Pinot Noir...
Budburst - 1 Sep [avg 7 Sep]
Flowering – 17 Nov [avg 21 Nov]
Veraison - 22 Jan [avg 3 Feb]
Harvest – 26 Mar [avg 31 Mar]
Budburst-harvest - 207 days [avg 207 days]
DORMANT INTERVAL [May-Aug]: Temperatures above average, our warmest dormant interval; rainfall average. Early budburst.
BUDBURST INTERVAL [Sep-Nov]: Temperatures above average, our 3rd warmest budburst interval; rainfall above average, most in September. Excellent flowering conditions.
FLORAISON INTERVAL [Dec-Jan]: Temperatures well above average, our 3rd warmest floraison interval; rainfall above average, our second wettest floraison interval. Good fruit set, average to above average yields.
VERAISON INTERVAL [Feb-Apr]: Temperatures below average, particularly February and April, our 2nd coolest veraison interval; rainfall just below average. Despite the cool February, March was warmer than average and dry and harvest was early with excellent vintage conditions, great fruit quality.
Budburst second earliest (with 2005, a week earlier than average), flowering early and veraison 2nd earliest in our records (2 weeks earlier than average), harvest 5 days earlier than average. Hang time average.
Wines are regarded as excellent. Langton’s rate it 9/Halliday 9.