Giant Steps 2018 Yarra Valley Single Vineyard Pinot Noirs
Winery : Giant Steps
Mixed SIX Pack contains 2 each of the following wines
2018 Giant Steps Applejack Pinot Noir: TROPHY & TOP GOLD National Wine Show 98 points, James Halliday
Applejack Vineyard was planted on a steep north east facing slope in 1997 by highly respected viticulturist Ray Guerin. Today it is meticulously managed by his son Mark. Applejack Vineyard is situated in the Upper Yarra Valley, to the south-east of the traditional valley floor. Fragrant, fine-boned, red fruits, lithe.
2018 Giant Steps Wombat Creek Pinot Noir: GOLD MEDAL Yarra Valley Wine Show 95 points Mike Bennie Only available in the mixed six pack
Planted 1988. highest spot in the Yarra Valley, in the Gladysdale region. Soft, yet long and firm palate in contrast to the basalt-based volcanic influences on the Applejack Pinot. Sweet berry fruits, umami, silky, long.
2018 Giant Steps Sexton Pinot Noir: 95 points, Huon Hooke, 96 points, James Halliday Only available in the mixed six pack
Located on the steep slopes of the Warramate Ranges, alongside the vineyards of iconic Yarra producers Yarra Yering and Coldstream Hills, the Sexton Vineyard is in one of the most revered pockets of the Valley. Being well up the Range’s north-facing slopes, topsoil is thin and root systems have established themselves in shallow gravelly loams above a tough, rocky clay base. Darker fruit, balance.