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Felton Road, Bannockburn Pinot Noir, 2018

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Felton Road, Bannockburn Pinot Noir, 2018

Felton Road make the best Pinots in New Zealand: the driven perfectionism of English owner Nigel Greening - who has embraced organics and bio-dynamics (Demeter certified) - combined with the light touch wine-making of Blair Walter (now using more... Read More

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Felton Road, Bannockburn Pinot Noir, 2018
Felton Road, Bannockburn Pinot Noir, 2018

ColourRed

RegionCentral Otago

GrowerFelton Road

Grape VarietyPinot Noir

Vintage2018

ABV13.5%

Bottle75cl

ClosureScrewcap

MethodOrganic

CodeFET618

Our Rating

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, Bannockburn Pinot Noir, 2018

Felton Road make the best Pinots in New Zealand: the driven perfectionism of English owner Nigel Greening - who has embraced organics and bio-dynamics (Demeter certified) - combined with the light touch wine-making of Blair Walter (now using more whole bunch fermentation) ensure that these intensely fruited, fleshy wines are brilliant every vintage; and age superbly. The Bannockburn is a benchmark wine among all New World Pinots: heated raspberries and strawberries with a hint of coffee; supple and perfumed, already delicious but also ageworthy. Now-2027

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