Waitiri Creek, Pinot Noir from Central Otago


I missed the Vancouver’s New Zealand wine event of May 28, for which I am still kicking myself, but

waitiri creek

waitiri creek

fortunately, tasted this delicious Pinot by Waitiri. Rather Burgundian in style, this garnet broth smells heavily of barnyard, cooked red berries and earth. Full bodied, balanced and with soft tannins. Good structure and depth, a long finish, loaded with fruit and very pleasing. Great job by the Waitiri Creek gang, albeit, the 2008 product was not as exhilarating.

Product: Pinot Noir

Variety: Pinot Noir

Vintage: 2004

Winery: Waitiri Creek

Origin: Central Otago, New Zealand

Alcohol: x.0%

Price: 49.99 (www.everythingwine.ca)

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