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"Sweetly fruited & beautifully fragrant" Wine Orbit

"Harmonious & soothing with a lengthy supple finish, making it seductively appealing" Wine Orbit

Try with grilled pork loin chops, chicken Provençal or a roasted vegetable salad

Summerhouse Central Otago Pinot Noir 2019

Member rating / 3
$19.99p/Btl
6 Btls, $119.94 6 Btls, $104.30
Awarded 5 Stars Awarded 93/100 Points
Summerhouse Central Otago Pinot Noir 2019

Summerhouse Central Otago Pinot Noir 2019

Member rating / 3
The 2019 vintage started well with a fantastic flowering period...
$19.99p/Btl
6 Btls, $119.94 6 Btls, $104.30

Accolades

Awarded 93/100 Points & 5 Stars

Sam Kim, Wine Orbit, Aug 2020

Description

  • French oak
  • Dark cherry & plum
  • Vanilla bean & roasted nut
  • Supple & velvety soft

"Sweetly fruited and beautifully fragrant, the bouquet shows Black Doris plum, cherry, roasted nut and subtle mushroom aromas, followed by a succulent palate that's plump and lingering. It's harmonious and soothing with a lengthy supple finish, making it seductively appealing. At its best: now to 2023" Sam Kim, Wine Orbit, Aug 2020

Alive with aromas of dark cherry and vanilla bean and bursting with delicious ripe cherry and spice flavours, this Central Otago Pinot Noir is rich and velvet-soft.

The 2019 vintage started well with a fantastic flowering period. The warm weather that followed was punctuated by several frosts, but fortunately the grapes did not suffer significant damage. The Pinot Noir fruit was harvested in late April from our vineyard in the Alexandra sub-region of Central Otago. The 2019 vintage has created fruit with excellent ripeness, structure and flavour.

After harvest, the fruit was cold soaked for five days and fermented in small batches in open-top fermenters. Each ferment was plunged three times a day to extract colour and tannins from the skins. The wine was left to macerate for five days before pressing. The wine was aged in French oak barriques for 10 months, including 20% new oak.

 

 

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13.5%

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NZ (from $5.99)

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4 Stars

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Good.

Andrew - 01/02/2021


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