Damsteep Pinot Noir 2016
The Damsteep Vineyard is located in the north east of Waipara Valley, at the foot of the Omihi Saddle in North Canterbury. This Pinot Noir is grown on a 5.5 hectare vineyard with 9 different parcels of various north-east, north, and northwest facing slopes. Altitudes range between 140 to 180 meters above sea level. The vines here were planted in 1999, and grow on clay overlying fractured limestone and sandstone soils
Bright red cherry, spicy with deep silky fruit on the nose. Savoury chalky tannins which are firm and harmonious with the mineral tension of the wine. Deep raspberry compote, sandalwood and sichuan pepper. Drink now to 2025.
The Damsteep Vineyard will be fully certified organic with BioGro in March 2017.