Rock Ferry 3rd Rock Central Otago Pinot Noir (2018)

Estate-grown at the high-altitude Trig Hill Vineyard at Bendigo, in the Cromwell Basin, the 2018 vintage (5*) was matured for 20 months in French oak barrels (25 per cent new), and bottled unfined and unfiltered. Ruby hued, with a highly fragrant, spicy, savoury bouquet, it is mouthfilling and complex, with cherry, plum, spice and nutty oak flavours, good tannin backbone, and obvious potential; best drinking 2023+. Showing strong personality, it's certified organic.

Details

Type: Red Wines
Variety: Pinot Noir
Vintage: 2018
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★★ – 5 Stars
Price: $45 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: AV

When to drink: 2023

Reviewed May 2022

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