Valli Gibbston Vineyard Pinot Noir 2018
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"Rich garnet hue with aromas of rose petals, ripe cherry, mushroom, cardamom, and cedar on the nose. The palate has layers of bright red fruit (cherry, raspberry, and a hint of cranberry); dried herb (wild thyme, rosemary); and earthiness (mushroom, loam, cedar). Highly aromatic, richly concentrated and incredibly energetic - this Pinot Noir shows the amazing multi-faceted characters of Gibbston. Plenty of intrigue in its youth, this wine will continue to unravel and give tremendous enjoyment for many years."
Grant’s name is synonymous with Otago Pinot Noir. He has been crafting wines in the region since 1993 when there were only 20 hectares planted - today there are over 2,000. Over the past 27 years he has made the first wines for a number of iconic Otago wineries, but now the serious focus is on his own creation, Valli.
Established in 1998 and named after his Great-Great Grandfather, Giuseppe Valli, who immigrated to New Zealand from an Italian winemaking background, Grant founded Valli with the aim of creating true representations of Otago’s subregions with unflinching intensity and purity. This was also a first for the region – no one had attempted to capture, let alone master the developing subregional plot that has now begun to unfold as the next exciting chapter in the Otago wine story.
In 2015, established Otago winemaker Jen Parr joined Grant in the winery where the pair aims to create wines with honesty, integrity, and most importantly, a sense of place.
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