This beautiful drop was harvested from the Waihopai Valley at precisely the right time to create a silky velvet, dark garnet coloured Pinot Noir.
2019 Lake Chalice Wines – The Raptor Pinot Noir 2019
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.
Sourced from the Eyrie vineyard
Fermented for a full 11 months in seasoned French oak barriques.
Deep garnet with a thin light rim.
Aromatic floral notes with spices and toasty oak.
Dense rich palate full of ripe black fruits, spices, and olive brine. A rich silky structure leads to a luscious full finish with toasty notes and savoury favours.
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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