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2016 Gibbston Valley School House Pinot Noir 13.5%

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2016 Gibbston Valley School House Pinot Noir 13.5%

Delve into the elegance and refinement of the 2016 Gibbston Valley School House Pinot Noir, a wine that beautifully showcases the distinctive character of Central Otago. This Pinot Noir, originating from the historic School House vineyard, is a harmonious blend of depth, complexity, and finesse, reflecting the unique attributes of its origin.

Key Features:

  • 🍇 Vintage: 2016
  • 🏞️ Origin: Central Otago, New Zealand
  • 🍇 Grape Variety: 100% Pinot Noir, carefully selected to highlight the varietal's nuanced expression in Central Otago's terroir.
  • 🍷 Flavor Profile: The School House Pinot Noir enchants with aromas of dark cherry, ripe raspberry, and subtle hints of thyme and lavender, complemented by a delicate touch of oak. On the palate, it reveals a silky texture, with layers of red fruit, spice, and earthy notes, leading to a graceful, lingering finish.
  • 🌿 Terroir Influence: The unique climatic conditions and mineral-rich soils of the School House vineyard contribute significantly to the wine's aromatic complexity and textural elegance, showcasing the exceptional potential of Central Otago for producing world-class Pinot Noir.
  • 🍇 Winemaking Process: Gibbston Valley's winemaking philosophy emphasizes minimal intervention and respect for the fruit. The wine is fermented with indigenous yeasts and aged in French oak barrels to enhance its flavor profile and add depth, without overshadowing the natural beauty of the Pinot Noir grape.
  • 🍽️ Food Pairing: This Pinot Noir is a versatile partner to a range of dishes, including duck breast, lamb, mushroom risotto, and aged cheeses. Its balance of fruit and acidity also makes it an excellent match for salmon and other rich fish dishes.
  • 🍷 Serving Recommendations: To best enjoy the wine's complexity and aromatic bouquet, serve at 14-16°C (57-61°F). Decanting for an hour before serving can further enhance its flavors and aromatics, providing a more enriching experience.

Indulge in the 2016 Gibbston Valley School House Pinot Noir, a wine that not only pays homage to the storied vineyards of Central Otago but also stands as a tribute to the artistry and passion of Gibbston Valley's winemaking. Enjoy this Pinot Noir as a celebration of New Zealand's renowned wine heritage and the enduring allure of its landscapes.

2016 Gibbston Valley School House Pinot Noir 13.5%
2016 Gibbston Valley School House Pinot Noir 13.5%
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