Aurum Organic Central Otago Pinot Noir (2018)

Certified organic, the impressive 2018 vintage (5*) was estate-grown and hand-harvested at Lowburn, matured for a year in French oak casks (20 per cent new), and bottled unfined and unfiltered. Deeply coloured, it is fragrant and full-bodied, with concentrated, youthful cherry, plum and spice flavours, savoury notes adding complexity, and a finely structured finish. A very age-worthy red, it should be at its best 2022+.

Details

Type: Red Wines
Variety: Pinot Noir
Vintage: 2018
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★✰ – 4.5 Stars
Price: $38 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: V+

Buyer’s Guide Edition: 2021

When to drink: 2022

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