Freedom of the Press A Brighter Fuchsia 2020 is a serious pink wine. Seriously easy to drink, seriously complex – roses, violets, strawberries, cherries, honey. It has quite enough weight to accompany food, and quite enough seductive charm to go without it.
Freedom of the Press A Brighter Fuchsia is a blend of a barrel of Chardonnay and a barrel of Pinot Noir. It has spend 6 months in one year old light-toast French oak. The Chardonnay was fermented with a non-saccharomyces yeast, and left on its full lees, the Pinot Noir was cold soaked before fermentation, during which the cap was punched down 2 or 3 times a day. Both the Chardonnay and Pinot Noir went through malolactic conversion. The Pinot Noir brings the pretty floral and red fruit elements, the Chardonnay adds a lovely clean fresh fruit as well as some depth of honey and nut flavours. This is not a wine to take lightly!
Closed with a Diam3 cork to guarantee absence of cork taint and predictable ageing, and finished with a paper strap capsule for a light footprint. It will age well for a few years – but I doubt you’ll give it the chance.
Instead of using a plastic or tin capsule, Freedom of the Press have simply placed a paper sticker over the bottle top. A capsule is not a requirement and is of no advantage to the wine, it is however a waste of resources. The paper sticker keeps the bottle top clean, and completes the ‘look’. This combination is the best for the wine and the environment.