Akitu – A1 – Pinot Noir 2014 – Central Otago

Akitu – A1 – Pinot Noir 2014 – Central Otago

The nose is aromatic, relatively powerful and relatively intense. It reveals notes of sour cherry, cassis and slight notes of plum associated with slight touches of warm strawberry, spices (a slight note of cardamom, a hint of Sichuan pepper …) and a mineral touch. The palate is fruity, relatively gourmand, mineral, well-balanced and relatively elegant….

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Judge Rock – St Laurent 2012 – Central Otago

Judge Rock – St Laurent 2012 – Central Otago

The nose is fruity and pure. It reveals fruity notes combined with notes of violet as well as touches of sweet spices. The palate is fresh, fruity and a bit smooth and harmonious. On the palate this wine expresses notes of cherry, plum and juicy raspberry pie as well as slight notes of chocolate. Good…

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Judge Rock – St Laurent 2013 – Central Otago

Judge Rock – St Laurent 2013 – Central Otago

The nose offers warm notes and spicy notes. It reveals notes of cherry, spice and blackberry associated with touches of red fruits in the background. The palate is fruity, juicy, precise and offers a nice tension. In the mouth it expresses notes of Quetsche plum, cherry, raspberry and blackberry. Good length and persistence with notes…

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Judge Rock – Pinot Noir 2011 – Central Otago

Judge Rock – Pinot Noir 2011 – Central Otago

The nose is relatively powerful. It reveals notes of flowers and black fruits associated with very fine notes of red fruits and dark chocolate / mocha. The palate is juicy and nicely powerful. In the mouth this wine expresses notes of black fruit, cherry, black cherry and juicy plum associated with a few notes of…

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Judge Rock – Pinot Noir 2012 – Central Otago

Judge Rock – Pinot Noir 2012 – Central Otago

The nose reveals notes of plum and blackberry combined with touches of violets and fine notes of cocoa. The palate is fruity, juicy and well-balanced. On the palate this wine expresses notes of cherry, plum and slight notes of black cherry associated with a few fine notes of toast and sweet spices. Tannins are ripe….

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Judge Rock – Pinot Noir 2013 – Central Otago

Judge Rock – Pinot Noir 2013 – Central Otago

The nose reveals notes of black fruit associated with touches of violet and toast. The palate is fruity, supple, mineral and offers a slightly unctuous matter. It expresses notes of blackberry, cherry and plum juice. Tannins are ripe. Good length.

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Cloudy Bay Winery – Te Wahi 2010 – Central Otago

Cloudy Bay Winery – Te Wahi 2010 – Central Otago

The nose is fruity. It reveals notes of ripe fruit associated with a small note of tobacco, notes of flowers as well as slight and well-integrated oaky notes. The palate is juicy, fruity, intense, balanced and offers small “candy” side. In the mouth it expresses notes of cherry and raspberry associated with a few notes…

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