Stewart Town ‘The Bounder’ Bannockburn Pinot Noir 2017


Stewart Town is the 2 ha Bannockburn Central Otago vineyard of Doug Herbert and Kerry-Stainton Herbert. The vineyard on Pipe Clay Gully Road above the Bannockburn sluicings is planted to 6,000 Pinot Noir vines over clones Abel, 115, 667 and 5. Though owning a farm in Southland, Doug and Kerry live on the property. They had their first wine ‘The Bounder’ made in 2014, by Grant Taylor and Jen Parr. Last year, I reviewed the 2016 vintage which I rated 5-stars (click here to see). Here, I review the 2017. It too is an impressive wine, and shows the vineyard site which has some illustrious neighbours, is a favoured one. Kerry reports their vines hardly suffered any frost damage from the recent cold snap.


  • Stewart Town ‘The Bounder’ Bannockburn Central Otago Pinot Noir 2017

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