2017 Black Estate Damsteep Pinot Noir, Waipara
Black Estate’s Damsteep Vineyard is located in the north east of Waipara Valley at the foot of the Omihi Saddle in North Canterbury. This Pinot Noir is grown on a 5.5 hectare vineyard with 9 different parcels of various north-east, north, and northwest facing slopes, with an altitude between 140 to 180 meters above sea level.
In Appearance: Pale ruby hue.
On the Nose: Deep aromas of wild raspberry, sandalwood and fertile earth.
On the Palate: Flavors of silken and dense dark fruits, graphite, and dark coco powder. Supple but dense mid pallet tannins that are carried with bright and pure minerality. Typical white rock tension creates a long and persistent finish.
Drink now to 2026.