Akarua

Pinot Noir

8.826 ratings
8.83 pro ratings
Central Otago, Otago, South Island, New Zealand
Pinot Noir
Turkey, Game, Exotic Spices, Soft Cheese, Duck, Goose, Salads & Greens, Potato, Quinoa, Farro, Brown Rice, White Rice, Pasta, Herbs, Nuts & Seeds, Mushrooms, Chicken, Meaty & Oily Fish, Shellfish, Crab & Lobster, Stew, Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Salami & Prosciutto, Salmon, Quinoa, Shellfish
Top Notes For
Brad Mate

This is a nice juicy Pinot, with sweet and sour cherries and cola flavour. It's tangy on the palate, like a fresh fruit juice. Perhaps a bit pricy but then again it from CO - the ends of the earth, so I'll pay my respect.

This is a nice juicy Pinot, with sweet and sour cherries and cola flavour. It's tangy on the palate, like a fresh fruit juice. Perhaps a bit pricy but then again it from CO - the ends of the earth, so I'll pay my respect.

Feb 10th, 2017
Kyle Doucet-Walter

Not bad. Nice red fruit, nice acidity.

Not bad. Nice red fruit, nice acidity.

Oct 24th, 2014
pawel

Light fruity, little toasty sort on tannin nice caramel spell little powdery

Light fruity, little toasty sort on tannin nice caramel spell little powdery

Sep 23rd, 2017
Jean-Philip Journeault

2009

Jun 16th, 2015
Louise Hedén

Väldigt bra pinot!!

Väldigt bra pinot!!

May 12th, 2015
Jerrold Cameron

Carafe this.

Carafe this.

Aug 3rd, 2014
Joshua Baker

Ripe

Ripe

Jan 23rd, 2014
Sam Zavari

Good but not great. Especially note worth the $34 price tag.

Good but not great. Especially note worth the $34 price tag.

Nov 6th, 2013
Martin Mills

Still young but showing that akarua velvet quality already. Needs time to develop, which is why I bought 3

Still young but showing that akarua velvet quality already. Needs time to develop, which is why I bought 3

Sep 12th, 2013
James Hall

Winemaker/Founder Patz & Hall

9.1

James had this 4 years ago

James had this 4 years ago

Jul 26th, 2014