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2016 Valli Waitaki Vineyard Pinot Noir

2016 Valli Waitaki Vineyard Pinot Noir

"Bright garnet hue with fresh red fruit aromas of wild strawberry, sweet cherry, and raspberry with fragrant potpourri and a touch of cedar. The vibrant fruit and intriguing spice layer wonderfully with the silky fine tannins and creamy texture highlighted by an electric acidity that gives the wine tremendous energy. The warmer growing season resulted in an early harvest for the Waitaki, creating a beautifully concentrated wine with a touch more tannin than in cooler years, yet still showcasing all the classic Waitaki features. A wine that is engaging lithe, and fragrant in its youth and will definitely reward cellaring."

Awards and Reviews

  • 93/100 Points - Bob Campbell MW
  • 92/100 Points - Nick Stock - JamesSuckling.com
  • 94/100 Points - 5 Stars - Sam Kim - Wine Orbit
  • 19.5/20 Points - 5 Stars - Raymond Chan
  • 5 Stars - Michael Cooper
  • 17/20 Points - JancisRobinson.com
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SKU: VVLWPN16
Wine Specs
Vintage
2016
Varietal
Pinot Noir
Appellation
North Otago
Alcohol %
13.5