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2017 Greystone Waipara Pinot Noir

2017 Greystone Waipara Pinot Noir

95 Points Sam Kim
2017 Greystone Waipara Pinot Noir
95 Points Sam Kim

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Greystone is a superb example of Waipara Pinot. Made in a winning house style, it is aromatically dense and quite darkly drawn, with supple tannins giving structure to the nicely ripe fruit and herbal/savoury profile. A powerful yet classy Waipara Pinot, it's a hell of a lot of wine for the price. Grab it while the run of good vintages are here.

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Overview

Grape

Pinot Noir

Its Origins

After searching the world for the perfect place to grow cool-climate wines, the Thomas family established the Greystone Vineyard on the slopes of the Teviotdale hills in the Waipara Valley in 2004. We planted 39 hectares of the 153 hectare property of predominantly north-westerly facing land, concentrating on matching blocks with clones and varieties. There were many options with a range of altitudes from 60m to 150m above sea level and soil profiles from light clays through to those rich in limestone content. While Pinot Noir makes up over 60% of the plantings we could see the potential for other varieties in the region and planted blocks of Riesling, Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and even a small block of Syrah.

What The Critics Say

95/100 Wine Orbit, Sam Kim

"Youthful yet splendidly complex, the wine shows dark cherry, ripe strawberry, toasted spice, game and floral aromas on the nose, leading to a concentrated palate that is supple and beautifully flowing. The wine offers lovely fruit purity backed by seductive savoury nuances, finishing impressively long and engaging. $42.00. www.greystonewines.co.nz. July 2019." Drink 2019 - 2025

93/100 Bob Campbell MW

"Medium-bodied pinot noir with cherry, berry and stemmy/crushed stem flavours. A youthful and, at this stage, slightly grippy wine that will mellow with a little bottle age. Pinot with personality and character. 27/6/2019." Drink 2019 - 2026

Stats & Food Matching

  • Variety

    Pinot Noir

  • Colour

    Red

  • Region

    Canterbury / Waipara

  • Closure

    Cap

  • Volume

    750ml

  • Alcohol

    13.00%

  • Maturity

    2019 - 2025

This Wine Goes Well With

with BEEF
with DUCK
with POULTRY

Taste

4

Delivery & Returns

We deliver throughout New Zealand and to some locations overseas. Our deliveries are made by trusted third party carriers. For further details on prices and delivery options please go to DELIVERY INFORMATION section of our site.

If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your order or you suspect that they may be affected by a quality issue, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will remedy the problem straight away. Contact us on 0800 422 767.

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