Therapy ‘Single Vineyard’ Bendigo Central Otago Pinot Noir 2015

Pinot Noir from New Zealand - Otago
Review Date : 27-Nov-2017
Even, dark ruby-red colour, a little lighter on edge and youthful in appearance. The nose has vibrant aromas of dark-red and black berried fruits entwined with subtle dark herbal notes along with liquorice, earth and black mineral elements. The aromatics form a good core with depth. Medium-full bodied, the palate has full and up-front sweetly ripe fruit flavours of dark-red and black berries with notes of liquorice and dark herbs. The fruit is plush and accessible, and underlined by fine, supple tannins. The acidity is balanced and integrated. Some spice and nutty oak elements emerge as the wine carries with good drive to a light, nuanced finish. This is an up-front, sweet dark-red and black berry fruited Pinot Noir with liquorice and herb nuances on a supple palate. Match with poultry, pork, lamb and beef dishes over the next 4-5 years. Fruit from the north end of Loop Road, 30% each clones 115 and 777, 20% clone 5, 15% 667 and 5% Abel, fermented to 13.5% alc., the wine spending 24 days on skins and aged 9 months in seasoned oak. 17.5+/20 Nov 2017 RRP $30.00

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