Mud House ‘Claim 431’ Central Otago Pinot Noir 2015

21-Apr-2017
The ‘Claim 431’ Bendigo Pinot Noirs of Mud House have proven to be a very successful wine in judgings and wine competitions. The success of the wine can be attributed to the special nature and quality of the fruit from the ‘Claim 431’ vineyard which was planted in 2003 by company viticulturist Duncan Cramp. The vineyard on Loop Road now covers 81 ha, and has 11 clones of Pinot Noir planted over three terraces in soils which are rich in minerals, comprising free-draining loam over schist gravel. The diverse nature of the vineyard allows it to perform well in almost every vintage. In 2015, a dry season, the clones 777, 667 and 115 were very successful. Here, I review the 2015 ‘Claim 431’ Pinot Noir, dedicated to Stewart Bolder for his 10 years of dedicated work at the site. www.mudhouse.co.nz

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  • Mud House ‘Single Vineyard’ ‘Claim 431’ Central Otago Pinot Noir 2015

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