Amisfield Breakneck Reserve Central Otago Pinot Noir (2017)

Still very youthful, the 2017 vintage (5*) is 'a selection of our finest barrels'. Hand-picked and matured in French oak barriques, it was bottled unfined and unfiltered. Deep ruby, it is mouthfilling and highly concentrated, with dense, vibrant berry and spice flavours, and a firmly structured finish. Best drinking 2023+.

Details

Type: Red Wines
Variety: Pinot Noir
Vintage: 2017
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★★ – 5 Stars
Price: $80 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: AV

Buyer’s Guide Edition: 2021

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

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