Valli Pinot Noir 2017 Waitaki

Valli Waitaki Vineyard Pinot Noir

2017

"Light garnet hue with fruit aromas of wild strawberry, sweet cherry, and plum married with sage, wild thyme and a touch of cedar. The vibrant fruit, savoury notes and intriguing spice, layer wonderfully with the silky fine tannins and creamy texture highlighted by a fresh acidity that gives the wine tremendous energy. The cooler growing season saw a late April/early May harvest resulting in a beautifully fragrant wine with delicate fine tannins and exciting aromatics that are a true reflection of the Waitaki. A wine that is a touch exotic, lithe and exceptionally enjoyable upon release and will benefit from up to 8 years in the cellar. A real gem for those who love Waitaki Pinots!"

Awards and Reviews

  • 93/100 Points - Nick Stock - JamesSuckling.com
  • 95/100 Points - 5 Stars - Sam Kim - Wine Orbit
  • 18.5/20 Points - 5 Stars - Raymond Chan

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