Greystone Omihi Waipara Valley North Canterbury Pinot Noir 2016

Pinot Noir from New Zealand - Canterbury & Waipara
Review Date : 12-Feb-2018
Even dark ruby-red colour, a little lighter on the edge with slight purple tints. The nose is softly full with aromas of dark-red berry fruit harmoniously entwined with dried herb and earthy notes and nutty oak. The aromatics form a soft, but well-packed heart. Medium-full bodied, the palate has integrated and seamlessly interwoven flavours of dark-red berry fruits melded with dark and dried herbs, a little earthiness and nutty oak, unveiling lifted elements. The flavours form a sweet and rounded core with good depth and presence. The mouthfeel possesses a smooth-flowing line with soft, supple tannins and integrated acidity, and the wine carries to a moderately concentrated, gentle finish. This is a harmonious, softly rounded Pinot Noir with savoury red berry fruits, dried herbs, earth and nutty detail on a supple, smooth palate. Serve with slow-cooked game meat and casseroles over the next 4 years. Hand-picked mixed clone fruit from contracted Omihi vineyards, vines 18-22 y.o., indigenous yeast fermented with 8% whole bunches to 13.5% alc., the wine on skins for up to 30 days and aged 10 months in 30% new French oak barriques. 17.5-/20 Feb 2018 RRP $33.00

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