This beautiful drop was harvested from the Waihopai Valley at precisely the right time to create a silky velvet, dark garnet coloured Pinot Noir.
2017 Lake Chalice Wines – The Raptor Pinot Noir 2017
A limited release expression consisting of small parcels of fruit from our flagship vineyard, the Eyrie Vineyard in the Waihopai Valley Marlborough. We select fruits from only the finest of our harvest, integrating elements of barrel fermentation for a fuller body and increased complexity.
Single vineyard harvested from the Cowslip Valley vineyard in Waihopai Valley.
Chloe Gabrielsen and Kyle Thompson
Hand harvested and fermented in small open top fermenters. Matured in French oak barrels for 7 months.
Dark garnet (it’s a gem to drink too).
Dark berries with chocolate, coffee, and wild flower aromas, with a hint of violets.
Round and seamless showing delicious ripe leafy raspberries, dark plums, and coffee flavors. Fine grained structure and seasoned French oak lead to a long savory finish.
Enjoy now or if you are a patient appreciator of wine, you can cellar for 5+ years.
6 x 750mL bottles, screw cap closure
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