2015 Giant Steps Yarra Valley Pinot Noir is a beautifully balanced Pinot Noir from one of the best growing regions in Australia, Victoria’s Yarra Valley. The fruit is hand picked in March 2015 from Giant Steps Vineyards, those being Apple Jack, Tarraford and Sexton. 30% whole bunch, indigenous Yeast and fermented in 4000 litre open oak vats. The wine was delestage by gravity with some light hand plunges and pigage. 100% malo fermentation and no filtering prior to bottling. The wine was then matured in French puncheons of which 25% were new and the balance, 75% were used. The 2015 Giant Steps Yarra Valley Pinot Noir comes in at 14.0% alc.vol, screw cap closures and it should develop loads more complexity over the next 5 to 8 years and drink for at least 12 years. 2015 was a great vintage in Victoria’s Yarra Valley for Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.