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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Felton Road

Region:

New Zealand

Appellation:

Central Otago

Grape Type:

Pinot Noir

Bannockburn, Pinot Noir, Central Otago, 2016

6x75cl £160.00

10 cases, 1 bottle

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Tasting Note:

A blend of barrels from the Calvert, Cornish Point and the Elms vineyards (the latter is where the Block cuvees come from), charming, delicate and verging on shy but a little aeration coaxes more generosity and fruit expression. This gradually reveals good depth and breadth of flavour. Sweet, fresh, floral red berry fruit infused with bright and very subtle mineral highlights with a twist of woody spice on the finish. Beautifully weighted, a very accomplished Pinot. Aged for 13 months in a quarter new burgundy barrels.

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