Blank Canvas Una Volta Central Otago Pinot Noir (2018)

A 'one-off', the 2018 vintage (4.5*) was hand-picked at Queensberry, in the Cromwell Basin, and matured in French oak casks (35 per cent new). Deep and youthful in colour, it is a powerful, sturdy, 'masculine' style of Pinot Noir, with deep, berryish, spicy flavours and a firm backbone of tannin. Best drinking 2024+.


Type: Red Wines
Variety: Pinot Noir
Vintage: 2018
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★✰ – 4.5 Stars
Price: $68 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: –V

The overall rating for quality is Tentative, as Michael has only reviewed a small number of vintages of this particular wine.

When to drink: 2024

Reviewed February 2022

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