Thistle Ridge Pinot Noir

Prick of a job, worth it in the end!

Thistle Ridge Pinot Noir

2017, Waipara New Zealand
  • Produced on a hillside ridge in the Waipara that was previously covered in prickly thistles (and these poor buggers had to rip them out before planting the grapes!)
  • Made by those good pricks at Greystone
  • Medium bodied Pinot with dark berry fruit flavours and a touch of spice
  • Out of stock

    RRP $21.99

    $19.99

    Out of stock

    There’s no end of NZ wine labels name after beautiful rivers, mountains, lakes and streams – but how about a ridge covered in pricks? Thistles to be precise!

    The land was bought and the grapes ready to plant – but not before a long, hard session on this hillside ridge in the Waipara clearing those damn thistles, undoubtedly a prick of a job!

    Produced by the same crowd that makes the award winning Greystone range, this Pinot’s medium bodied with plenty of plump dark berry fruit flavours and a touch of spice. For a snip under twenty bucks it’s pretty sharp stuff in more ways than one!

    The Lowdown: 12.5% alc / 750ml / Screwcap
    Browse Wine | Red | Pinot Noir | 2017 | Greystone

    HowAboutSomethingThat's...
    Amisfield Pinot Noir
    better
    Amisfield Pinot Noir
    2021, Central Otago
    Bob Campbell MW – 4 Stars

    $54.99

    Yealands Pinot Noir (375ml)
    cheaper
    Yealands Pinot Noir (375ml)
    2019, Marlborough
    The Global Pinot Noir Masters – Silver
    Michael Cooper 4 Stars
    International Wine Challenge SILVER

    $6.99

    Greystone Vineyard Ferment Pinot Noir
    same brand
    The Real Review – Top Rank
    Bob Campbell MW – 5 Stars
    Michael Cooper 5 Stars

    $90.00

    Basic