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Felton Road, Cornish Point Pinot Noir, Central Otago, 2018

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Felton Road, Cornish Point Pinot Noir, Central Otago, 2018

 Cornish Point is a vineyard almost surrounded by water, on loess soils over gravel. Owner Nigel Greening refers to the "exoticism" of this wine. Poised, very fragrant and harmonious, silky raspberries, vanilla and spice. Now-2025

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Felton Road, Cornish Point Pinot Noir, Central Otago, 2018

ColourRed

RegionCentral Otago

GrowerFelton road

Grape VarietyPinot Noir

Vintage2018

ABV13.5%

Bottle75cl

CodeFET718

Our Rating

Light, medium bodied

Light > Full

Felton Road

Central Otago, New Zealand

Felton Road was established in New Zealand's Central Otago region by Stewart Elms in the early 1990s.

Under the ownership of expatriate Englishman Nigel Greening since 2000 this is acknowledged as one of the world's finest addresses for Pinot Noir.

The wines from Felton Road continue to improve. As Nigel explains, this is only...

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Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir  

Origins       

  • Ancient vine, perhaps 2,000 years old

Distant origins in France - first documented mention in France in 1375

Characteristics   

  • Finicky grape: notoriously difficult to grow (which is partly why it is hugely intriguing to New World...
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Felton Road, Cornish Point Pinot Noir, Central Otago, 2018

 Cornish Point is a vineyard almost surrounded by water, on loess soils over gravel. Owner Nigel Greening refers to the "exoticism" of this wine. Poised, very fragrant and harmonious, silky raspberries, vanilla and spice. Now-2025

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