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Giant Steps Primavera Vineyard Pinot Noir

Giant Steps Primavera Vineyard Pinot Noir

  • Pinot Noir
  • Australia, 750ml
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"An enticing cherry-juice hue, it's vibrant, bursting with primary red-berry fruit and backed by gentle spice and dried-floral aromas. The palate is medium weight, but fills the mouth with more plump, juicy berries. There's length and elegance here, and tannins are fine and well-placed." Christina Pickard

  • Winery: Giant Steps
  • Varietal: Pinot Noir
  • Region: Yarra Valley, VIC, Australia
  • Vintage: 2020
  • Alcohol: 13.5%
  • Volume: 750ml
  • Closure: Screwcap
  • Food pairing: Chicken & duck; lamb & mild sausage; tuna & salmon; mushroom risotto; mushroom & light-medium red sauces; brie & goats cheese

“Medium to light red/purple colour. Very floral and rose-petally, with a tinge of lavender. Highly aromatic pinot. The palate is light to medium-weight and finely-textured, with a sheen of firm but fine tannins adding grip and structure. The aftertaste has a brothy umami savouriness and a lingering aftertaste. Compact and focused. An excellent Yarra pinot but if anything just a bit light" Huon Hooke

In 1997 Phil Sexton arrived in the Yarra Valley in search of altitude, aged soils, slopes of exposure, regular rainfall and cool to cold night time temperatures and a gentle breeze off the protecting mountain ranges. Why, because he wanted to grow amazing Chardonnay and Pinot Noir fruit to make wines of purity and finesse.

Steve Flamsteed, Chief Winemaker of Giant Steps since 2003 has set about creating a range of Single Vineyard wines that personify each site.  The Yarra Valley Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, LDR and Syrah were then created, clearly displaying the Yarra Valley fruit in a simple, textural and affordable light.

 The Giant Steps wines have received global acclaim and established a strong reputation in restaurants and fine wine stores around the world.

Since 2003 Giant Steps wines have collectively been awarded 34 trophies and over 100 gold medals at major international and domestic wine shows and has been named one of the Top 100 Wineries in the World by Wine & Spirits Magazine, US for each of the last six years 

  • 95/100 Points - James Halliday Wine Companion (2020 vintage)
  • 95/100 Points - Huon Hooke, The Real Review (2020 vintage)
  • 94/100 Points - Christina Pickard, Wine Enthusiast (2020 vintage)
  • 94/100 Points - Mike Bennie, The Wine Front (2020 vintage)
  • Gold - 2021 Australian Pinot Noir Challenge (2020 vintage)
  • Gold - 2021 Yarra Wine Show (2020 vintage)



     


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