Terra Sancta Mysterious Diggings Bannockburn Central Otago Pinot Noir (2020)

Designed for early drinking, the 2020 vintage (4.5*) is a top example of this estate-grown red. From vines planted in 1999, it was aged in old, 'neutral' French oak barrels. Bright ruby, it is fragrant, savoury and supple, with cherryish, spicy, slightly nutty flavours, showing considerable complexity, fresh acidity, supple tannins and excellent harmony.

Details

Type: Red Wines
Variety: Pinot Noir
Vintage: 2020
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★ – 4 Stars
Price: $27 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: V+

Past Vintages:
Vintage: 2019; Winemaker’s Rating: 6/7; When to Drink: 20 – 24
Vintage: 2018; Winemaker’s Rating: 6/7; When to Drink: 20 – 23
Vintage: 2017; Winemaker’s Rating: 6/7; When to Drink: 20 – 21
Vintage: 2016; Winemaker’s Rating: 7/7; When to Drink: 20 – 23
Vintage: 2015; Winemaker’s Rating: 6/7; When to Drink: P – P
Notes: WR provided by wineries. P = Peaked.

Reviewed June 2022

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