The Otiake River Vineyard in the Waitaki Valley produces a unique and exciting expression of Pinot Noir. The Waitaki Valley winegrowing region, New Zealand’s coolest with its limestone hills and gravelly river valleys, provides an exciting opportunity to create something truly expressive.
Cellaring: 3-8 years from vintage.
Food Match: Almost the perfect red wine match with fish dishes based on salmon, tuna and other richer oily fish. Also sits well with salads based on beans/lentils, micro greens and root vegetables.
Alcohol: 13.5% Alc/Vol
Wildness, freshness and purity.
“Full coloured, generous, with strong cherry, plum and dried herb flavours and a savoury, nutty complexity.” – Michael Cooper, 2013.
“Impressively dark fruited with excellent structure and lovely spice flavours.” – Raymond Chan, 2012.