Bannockburn Pinot Noir


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Producer: Felton Road
Vintage: 2016
Alcohol: 14%

Colour: Pale Ruby
Nose: Redcurrant, Flowers
Palate: Sandalwood, Spice

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Felton Road farms four properties totaling 32 ha in the Bannockburn sub-region of Central Otago. This wine is a blend from four vineyards; Cornish Point, Calvert, MacMuir and The Elms. A strict 100% estate policy with fully organic and biodynamic viticulture ensures that the fruit arrives at
the winery as pure as it can be, while the entire estate comes as close to true sustainability as is possible. A commitment to hands-off winemaking: gravity flow, wild yeasts, wild malolactic, an avoidance of fining and filtration all help preserve the wine’s expression of its terroir.


The immediate potpourri of flowers on the nose is gracefully entwined with subtle minerality. The palate begins precise and playful, showing sandalwood and fine spice notes. A surprising breadth that the tight focus doesn’t immediately reveal. Balanced and complete: possessing lovely charm, harmony and a persistent finale. Irresistible in its youth but further complexities will no doubt emerge.


Parmesan-topped mushrooms on toast

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