Carrick Billet-Doux Central Otago Pinot Noir (2019)

Still youthful, the 2019 vintage (4.5*) is certified organic. Estate-grown, it was hand-harvested, matured for nine months in old French oak barriques, and bottled without any fining, filtration or additions. Deeply coloured, it is full-bodied and vibrant, with generous, ripe plum, berry and spice flavours, showing very good complexity, fresh acidity, and good potential for cellaring. Best drinking 2023+.

Details

Type: Red Wines
Variety: Pinot Noir
Vintage: 2019
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★✰ – 4.5 Stars
Price: $36 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: 2023

Reviewed June 2022

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