Alluring, lifted aromas of thyme and red cherries with an underlying spicey complexity exploding from the glass. The wines soft silky texture and fine-grained tannins surround bright red fruits and crunchy acidity which gives it freshness and length.
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Pyramid Valley Central Otago Pinot Noir 2018
Alluring spiced Pinot from Central Otago.
Grape variety – Pinot Noir
Region – Central Otago, South Island, New Zealand
Vintage – 2019
Winery – Pyramid Valley
Profile – Red Cherries, spiced, medium bodied, textured, bright acidity
The wines of Pyramid Valley are born in the dramatic limestone and clay derived soils and slopes of the estate in Waikari, North Canterbury. A unique high-altitude site that is home to some of the most profound Pinot Noir and Chardonnay wines in the world. Grown biodynamically and following natural principles in winemaking with the use of indigenous yeasts, natural fining and minimal, if any, filtration, Pyramid Valley create wine that breathes of its place and tastes of nowhere else on earth. Working with exceptional growers in Marlborough, North Canterbury and Central Otago, Pyramid Valley also craft it’s own Appellation wines. A series of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc that share the same sense of somewhereness as the wines from their own estate. Pyramid Valley Orange wine is a unique take on this philosophy.
Accolades & Awards
95 Points – Bob Campbell MW