Greystone Thomas Brothers Waipara Valley Pinot Noir (2020)

The boldly coloured 2020 vintage (5*) is a mouthfilling, savoury and supple red. It has generous cherry, plum and spice flavours, rich and complex, that build across the palate to a smooth, lasting finish. Best drinking 2025+. Powerful but not heavy, the 2019 vintage (5*) was grown in the steep, exposed Brothers Block, hand-harvested, fermented with indigenous yeasts, matured for 16 months in French oak barrels (33 per cent new), and bottled unfined and unfiltered. Deeply coloured, it is mouthfilling, with concentrated plummy, spicy flavours, youthful and complex, and a finely textured, lasting finish. Set for a long life, it's well worth cellaring to 2024 onwards. Certified organic.

Details

Type: Red Wines
Variety: Pinot Noir
Vintage: 2020
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★★ – 5 Stars
Price: $99 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: AV

This wine is a Potential Classic.

When to drink: 2025

Reviewed July 2022

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