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PINOT NOIR 2019 Waipara Valley, North Canterbury, South Island
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer GREYSTONE
This premium tier of Greystone comes from it own vineyards. Bright medium-deep red colour. Attractive, intense, slightly spicy, fairly complex, ripe, strawberry-raspberry-crancherry fruit on the nose with some complex, very gently cedary notes. Dry, medium bodied, fairly dense, slightly spicy, bright, ripe, plummy, crancherry flavours with a lingering, fairly high-acid, gently cedary, schisty finish. This 7.5% whole bunch, wild ferment was aged in 31% new French oak for 16 months. It has 13.5% alcohol and under 2 g/L residual sugar with lot number 19289 on the lower part of the glass bottle. Screwcap closure. CSPC 30151
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Nob Est
Country New Zealand
Rating ***(93 points)
Ripe, Spicy, Bright, Nicely Textured
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
TASTING NOTE: Refined and complex, the wine shows dark cherry, dried herb, game and toasted nut characters on the nose, followed by a concentrated palate displaying excellent weight and depth. Wonderfully framed by layers of fine-grained tannins, making it structured and engaging. Certified organic. At its best: now to 2031. Score - 96 (Sam Kim, wineorbit.co.nz, April 2023) Price $ 43.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - December 2, 2023
Cases bought 44 (12 bottles per case)

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