A complex house style of Pinot Noir using fruit from our full range of Central Otago vineyards.
Winemaking Details From the range of vineyards, a mix of fermentation styles and percentages of whole cluster was used, ranging from 0-100% whole cluster. Employing a very gentle extraction regime, the wines spent 14-28 days on skins. The wines were pressed individually, and spent 10 months in French oak, 15% new.
Aroma and Palate Consistent full red colour. Penetrative red fruit aromatics expand outwards; voluminous, with fruit cake, briar and blossom. Crisply contoured sweet red and dark fruits coat energetically to a fine mineral finish.
Cellaring Excellent over the next 5-8 years.
About Gibbston Valley
As one of the region’s founding wineries, the focus is always on handcrafting premium wines and honouring the traditions that have made Gibbston Valley a world-renowned destination, since releasing Central Otago's first commercial vintage in 1987.
The wine is unfined, unfiltered and sustainably produced. Not only in their wine, but in dining and other experiences offered at the winery where unique and pure reflections of the ruggedly-beautiful and incredibly diverse surrounds are created. They are inspired by the pursuit of good wine, good food and what they like to call good living.