Indulge in the complexity of the 2016 Rippon Mature Vines Pinot Noir, a red wine that beautifully expresses the unique terroir of Lake Wanaka in New Zealand. Crafted by Rippon, this vintage is a testament to the winery's heritage and commitment to producing exceptional Pinot Noir wines.
- 🍇 Harvest Year: 2016
- 🏞️ Region: Lake Wanaka, Central Otago, New Zealand
- 🍷 Winery: Rippon
- 🍇 Characteristics: Immerse yourself in the vibrant aromas of red berries, subtle spices, and a velvety texture that define the complex and elegant personality of this Pinot Noir.
- 🍇 Winery Heritage: Rippon, a pioneering winery in Central Otago, brings forth a legacy of sustainable winemaking and a deep connection to the stunning landscapes of Lake Wanaka. The Mature Vines Pinot Noir reflects the winery's dedication to crafting wines that showcase the terroir's nuances.
- 🍇 Vineyard Terroir: The grapes for this Pinot Noir are sourced from mature vines rooted in glacial schist soils, contributing to the wine's unique expression of the Central Otago terroir.
- 🏆 Awards and Recognition: Adorned with accolades such as the 95 points from James Suckling, showcasing its exceptional quality and Rippon's commitment to producing outstanding Pinot Noir wines.
- 🍽️ Food Pairing: Enhance your dining experience by pairing this Mature Vines Pinot Noir with dishes like roasted duck, wild mushrooms, or a selection of artisanal cheeses for a delightful culinary journey.
- 🕰️ Cellaring Potential: Enjoy the complexity of this Central Otago masterpiece now or consider cellaring for an additional 8-12 years to witness the evolution of its nuanced flavors and aromas.