Pinot Noir 2019 Art Series - Gift

Pinot Noir 2019 Art Series - Gift

A bottle of Pinot Noir 2019 Dancing Water Single Vineyard Pinot Noir from
Waipara, North Canterbury. 

This wine looks beautiful in the glass. It is deeply coloured for a Pinot Noir and shows its youth with a rim that is bright and fresh. Aromatically, it is a wonderful amalgam of Black Doris plum, ripe black cherries and cool climate herb notes. The new oak component, if it is there, is skillfully woven amongst the fruit highlights. This is a mid-weight wine with lifted fruit and a lovely balance. On the palate, it has a calmness and stillness that highlights the interplay between the fruit characters and the tannins. The tannins are there, but they are so supple and rich that they appear as a dark velvet robe surrounding the plum and cherry fruit core. The wine has great persistence and the youthful fruit and polished tannins give it incredible carry on the palate. This brightness and freshness mean that this wine is immediately appealing. 

It will, however, age magnificently in the cellar. Those who have the strength and willpower to lock this wine away for a number of years will be rewarded with freshness and brightness complexed by sous bois notes and even greater intensity and length. In summary: adorable now, likely to be more adorable in the future.

This gift comes beautifully packaged in sustainable, Flexi-Hex, which is made from over 85% recycled material, is 100% plastic free, composts in 6 weeks and is domestically recyclable.

Technical Notes:

  • Hand harvest
  • Soil: Limestone
  • Vines: ungrafted, dry grown on their own roots
  • Clones: 10/5, 2/10 and others
  • Coopers: François Frères, Burgundy
  • Time in Barrel: 12 months
  • Malolactic fermentation
  • Filtering: cross flow
  • Alcohol:13.7%
  • New oak: 25%
  • Cellar: at its best now until 2030

Tasting Notes

The 2023 Pinot Gris is crafted using hand harvested fruit from a single vineyard in the Gibbston Valley, Central Otago. This wine shows beguiling aromas of citrus fruit and flavours of apricot and nectarine. This luminous wine is perfect as an aperitif and is an ideal complement to asian inspired cuisine. 


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