Aspiring Flats Bendigo Central Otago Pinot Noir (2018)

Offering fine value, the 2018 vintage (4*) was hand-picked in The Aurora Vineyard at Bendigo, and matured in French oak casks (20 per cent new). Ruby hued, with a fragrant bouquet, it is full-bodied and sweet-fruited, with strong, ripe cherry, plum and spice flavours, considerable complexity and a fairly firm finish. Still youthful, it's an ageworthy red, well worth cellaring to 2022+.

Details

Type: Red Wines
Variety: Pinot Noir
Vintage: 2018
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★ – 4 Stars
Price: $20 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: V+

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: 2022

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