2023 Giant Steps Pinot Noir
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2023 Giant Steps Pinot Noir

Yarra Valley, Victoria, AUSTRALIA
$39. 99
$479.88 Dozen
Cellar: Drink now - 6 Years (2024-2030)
ABV: 13.5%
Closure: Stelvin

Bright red to dark red colour with black shaded edges and a vibrant red hue. Sailing out of the glass are perfumed like aromatics of violet, red to dark cherries, anise and strawberries which are trailed by hints of fresh herbs, forest floor and spice. Delicious red to dark cherry and bright strawberry fruits are layered across the palate with a subtle underbelly of anise, fresh herbs and spice. Energetic acidity with a supple yet fresh feel and polished tannins. Lively red fruited finish.
Drink over the next 5-6 years.
Alc. 13.5%

Other Reviews....
A 50/50% mix of upper and lower Yarra fruit; 35% whole bunches and matured in French oak (10% new). A bright crimson red. After a few good few swirls, aromas of ripe raspberries, black cherries, wild herbs and some crushed violets soon emerge. The palate, though, doesn't need much coaxing, and this silken, sappy wine has excellent depth and persistence. Will be even better six to 12 months from now. Drink by 2030.
96 points
Philip Rich - James Halliday's Australian Wine Companion