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Waipara Hills Central Otago Pinot Noir 2012

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Sourced from The Claim 431 Vineyard in the Bendigo sub-region of Central Otago, this Pinot Noir has bright cherry, black doris plum and wild fruit flavours on the nose and palate. Complemented with spicy oak and a touch of earth, this is a generous wine balanced with firm tannins and soft acidity. Serve at room temperature with lamb, wild game of seared steak.
Waipara Hills Central Otago Pinot Noir 2012

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 in a generous glass

PEAK DRINKING

SUGGESTED FOOD MATCH

Lamb, wild game or steak

WINE ANALYSIS

ALCOHOL VOLUME

14.0%

ACIDITY

6.14 g/L

RESIDUAL SUGAR

1 g/L

WINE BACKGROUND

VINTAGE REGION

97% Claim 431 Vineyard, Bendigo, Central Otago 3% Woolshed Vineyard, Upper Wairau, Marlborough

VINTAGE CONDITIONS

Central Otago had the best growing season compared to the rest of New Zealand, with warm stable weather from late Spring through until after harvest.

GRAPE VARIETY

100% Pinot Noir

MATURATION

Stainless Steel tank and barrel fermentation.

ACCOLADES

<p>GOLD - Berlin Wine Trophy<br /> <br /> SILVER - New Zealand International Wine Show 2013 [NZ]<br /> &nbsp;</p>

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