Ataahua Waipara Pinot Noir (2018)

Invitingly perfumed, the 2018 vintage (4.5*) is a ruby-hued, medium-bodied North Canterbury red, with moderately youthful, cherryish, spicy flavours. Silky-textured, it has fresh acidity, very good complexity, and lots of early-drinking appeal. The age-worthy 2017 vintage (4*) was hand-harvested and barrel-aged for a year. Deep ruby, with a hint of development, it has generous cherry, plum and spice flavours, showing good complexity, and a moderately firm finish. Best drinking 2021+.


Type: Red Wines
Variety: Pinot Noir
Vintage: 2018
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★✰ – 4.5 Stars
Price: $37 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: V+

Buyer’s Guide Edition: 2021

When to drink: 2021

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