11-year old releases first vintage

Possibly the world’s youngest ever winemaker has released her first vintage.

Emma and her father with her first vintage

Emma and her father present her first vintage (img: winetimes.co)

Emma Martin, aged 11, has launched the 2012 vintage of a Pinot Noir at Creation Wines in South Africa’s Walker Bay region.

Created under the watchful eye of her father, Jean-Claude Martin, Emma has now become officially the fourth generation winemaker on her father’s side.

According to winetimes.co, the Pinot Noir was made with 15% whole-bunch fermented grapes and only 300 bottles have been produced.

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