2012 Giant Steps Pinot Noir Sexton Vineyard
Pinot Noir - 750ML
2012 Giant Steps Pinot Noir Sexton Vineyard
  • JH 96
  • DC 95
  • WA 91

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JH 96
James Halliday, August 2013
Significantly deeper colour, although still bright and clear, compared to its Single Vineyard siblings. This sets the stage for a pinot with a great bouquet and a layered palate of black cherry and plum, gently, but...   Significantly deeper colour, although still bright and clear, compared to its Single Vineyard siblings. This sets the stage for a pinot with a great bouquet and a layered palate of black cherry and plum, gently, but insistently, filling every corner of the mouth, and lingering on the aftertaste.  
DC 95
Decanter, June 2014
This shows real confidence, the grapes sourced from Phil Sexton’s own biodynamically farmed vineyard. The swirling fragrance is captivating, vibrant and alluring boasting sappy aromas of spiced cherry and charcuterie...   This shows real confidence, the grapes sourced from Phil Sexton’s own biodynamically farmed vineyard. The swirling fragrance is captivating, vibrant and alluring boasting sappy aromas of spiced cherry and charcuterie hints too; very complex and dynamic. The palate has impressive composure and detail: it holds elegantly with bright acid spark and the fine tannins run linear and deep. Shows class and polish.  
WA 91
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, August 2013
Pale ruby-purple in color, the 2012 Sexton Vineyard Pinot Noir opens with a pretty, warm raspberry and red cherry core highlighted by suggestions of spearmint, milk chocolate and forest floor. Medium-bodied with a medium...   Pale ruby-purple in color, the 2012 Sexton Vineyard Pinot Noir opens with a pretty, warm raspberry and red cherry core highlighted by suggestions of spearmint, milk chocolate and forest floor. Medium-bodied with a medium level of fine-grained tannins, it has a generous amount of mid-palate fruit juxtaposed by refreshing acid and a long finish with some mineral notes. Drink it now to 2019+. 91+ - Lisa Perrotti-Brown  
Category Description
Color & Type Red
Varietal Pinot Noir
Country Australia
Region Victoria
Sub-region Yarra Valley
Vintage 2012
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 13.5%
Closure Screw Cap