Greystone Omihi North Canterbury Pinot Noir 2016

12-Feb-2018

The premium bottlings of Greystone Wines come from their 120 ha property of which around 40 ha are planted to vines. However, Greystone has access to fruit from contracted growers to make other wines, acting as a negociant, especially for other channels of distribution and export. It’s a well-used model by many reputable producers which has the benefit of protecting the integrity of their brand. For the Chinese market, Greystone employs fruit from contracted local Omihi vineyards to make an ‘Omihi’ designated Pinot Noir. Greystone has considerable input and control over these vineyards which have mature vines. Winemaker Dom Maxwell exercises the same care and attention in making these wines as he does with the ‘estate’ wines. Here, I review the 2016 Greystone ‘Omihi’ Pinot Noir, from a most benevolent, warm, dry and long growing season. www.greystonewines.co.nz


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