Akarua Pinot Noir 2018

Akarua Pinot Noir 2018

Brand: Akarua Winery
Product Code: 10321108
Availability: In Stock
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Grilled Meats, DuckRomantic Dinner, Dinner Party, Gift
S$86.95 S$40.00 Incl Tax

Congratulations, you found a real gem here!

Planted in by Sir Clifford Skeggs in 1996 in Bannockburn, a sub region of the famous the famous Central Otago Region this Pinot Noir will take your breath away. 

Deep and bright ruby. Multi-faceted nose of blood plums and red cherries; with star anise, nutmeg and cinnamon; and garrigue - brambles, wild thyme, heather, rosehip and crushed herbs. The palate structure is lithe; the acids are juicy yet taut, and the fine supple tannins lengthen the smoky mineral finish. The flavour spectrum finishes with earthy notes from the vineyards - schist gravels and river pebbles.

Winemaker’s Notes: “I love the transparency in this vintage of Akarua Pinot Noir. By that I mean I can really see the rugged beauty of our mountain vineyards in the wine. The wild thyme, rosehip and scrubby brambles are so present, as is a perfume of the rocks and bony soils of the mountains. Vine age is really starting to play its part, as the flavours in the fruit reflect a picture of the vineyards in a complex and intriguing way."

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