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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Felton Road

Region:

New Zealand

Appellation:

Central Otago

Grape Type:

Pinot Noir

Cornish Point, Pinot Noir, Central Otago, 2018

6x75cl £175.00

9 cases

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Tasting Note:

Light to mid bodied, translucent fruit. More delicacy and finesse than the bannockburn. Sweet and slender dark cherry and victoria plum fruit. Gorgeously silky and lithe. From the Cornish Point vineyard, where the proximity to the water creates its own special meso climate. The relatively deep but friable loess soils here usually yields wines of opulence and generosity. Fermented with 25% whole bunches and aged for 13 months in a quarter new burgundy barrels.

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