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Waipara Hills Central Otago Pinot Noir 2011

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Sourced from our Golden Terraces Vineyard in the Bendigo sub region of Central Otago this Pinot Noir has aromas of brambly fruits, dark cherry, five spice and a hint of smoke. Rich dark fruits on the palate are balanced nicely with firm tannins and soft acidity.
Waipara Hills Central Otago Pinot Noir 2011

TASTING NOTES

COLOUR

Ruby red.

NOSE

Brambly fruits, dark cherry, five spice and a hint of smoke.

PALATE

Firm yet generous, this wine has rich dark fruits balanced nicely with firm tannins and soft acidity.

SERVE

At room temperature.<

PEAK DRINKING

SUGGESTED FOOD MATCH

Roast Lamb.

WINE ANALYSIS

ALCOHOL VOLUME

14.0%

ACIDITY

5.5

RESIDUAL SUGAR

2.1g/L

WINE BACKGROUND

VINTAGE REGION

Sourced from the Bendigo sub-region of Central Otago.

VINTAGE CONDITIONS

The cooler season produced plenty of challenges for our vineyard team in Central, but produced elegant wines with fine tannins.

GRAPE VARIETY

100% Pinot Noir

MATURATION

The fruit was harvested over a 2 week period, brought into the winery and gently destemmed into the fermenter to start their cold soak. Ferment was 7-10 days, then the parcels were pressed, settled and then run to tanks and barrels. Mainly tank matured. About 22% was matured in French barrels and the remainder was in stainless steel tanks for a total of 10 months.

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