Bannockburn, Otago

Felton Road

Block 5 Pinot Noir 2015

Dark cherry and briar. On the palate medium + intensity - heavy spice. No other word for it but delicious. One of the jewels of Central Otago along with Block 3. A gift from a good mate who loves new world Pinot Noir, for my 70th last year. A gorgeous wine. — 15 days ago

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Mud House Wines

Central Otago Pinot Noir 2020

Pale-medium ruby color.
Aromas of red cherry, strawberry, raspberry.
Dry. Flavors of red cherry, raspberry. Light tannins, high acidity, higher alcohol.

Intensity: 4/5
Complexity: 1/5
Balance: 4/5
Finish: 4/5
— 2 months ago

Rippon Vineyard

Lake Wanaka Central Otago Osteiner

Oddball geeky wine for sure - cross of Riesling and Sylvaner from the remote Central Otago region.

Agree with the comments - certainly more Riesling on the nose (shower curtain, tropical fruit), with Sylvaner coming in more on the palate (green fruit, white pepper, herbaceous ness). A light, insanely drinkable wine with surprisingly layers of complexity (is that schisty minerality there? Indeed it is! Some green papaya and makrut lime? That too. Citrus and orchard fruit? Uh huh. And, dare I go there, kiwi? Yup!

There’s definitely some RS in there, but acidity is high enough that it holds it well.. Not much of a finish, but none needed.

I really enjoyed this wine; my dinner companion was more meh.
— 18 days ago

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Felton Road

Calvert Pinot Noir

Deep, dark, inky Pinot - more like an aged Syrah — 23 days ago

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Rippon Vineyard

Lake Wanaka Mature Vine Riesling 2019

Riesling avec classiques notes de pétrole sur le citron, bien et bon — 2 months ago

Felton Road

Bannockburn Riesling 2021

Lite sparkling, inte för sött för va riesling o tydlig syrlighet — a month ago

Rippon Vineyard

Mature Vine Lake Wanaka Pinot Noir 2018

Raspberry, floral, wet earth nose. Savory, blackberry, long finish. Smooth tannins. — 8 days ago

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Cloudy Bay

Te Wahi Central Otago Pinot Noir 2018

Great new world wine — a month ago

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Rua Central Otago Pinot Noir 2022

In Mount Maunganui. Went well with NZ lamb rump!!! — 2 months ago