Vieni Reserves (Vieni Reserva)
2012 Pinot Noir Private Reserve
Double Gold Winner of International Pinot Challenge
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Cellared for over twelve months in French Oak, the result is a soft full-bodied wine with powerful aromas of ripe fruit and hints of pineapple, banana and apple as well as vanilla & candied fruit.
In its new state-of-the-art Appassimento facility, Vieni brings this ancient practice to our breezy hills, which are perfect for the creation of Appassito Dulcis.
Ruby red with garnet reflections: rich with fruit – blackberry and blueberry, with hints of hints of spice and tobacco. Supply and warm with a lingering chocolate finish.
Today the vinification of hybrids such as Baco and Foch remain forbidden in Europe and yet in Canada these grapes thrive, and so we too prefer to play outside the rules, taking the best of old world and current wine cultures to create a collection of perfectly blended wines.
Cabernet Franc, parent to both Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, is a varietal ideally suited to our cool climate.
Two years of barrel aging in French Oak.
Block 240 at Vieni Estates was planted with Foch vines in 1989.
This vintage was cellared in French Oak for 18 months and the resulting wine heralded Vieni Estate's first Pinot Noir Reserve.
The premier wine of the collection