Bellbird Spring Waipara Valley North Canterbury Pinot Noir (2016)

The 2016 vintage (4*) was matured for a year in French oak casks (20 per cent new). Ruby-hued, it is fragrant, with fresh, youthful cherry, plum, spice and nut flavours, showing good complexity. Best drinking 2021+.


Type: Red Wines
Variety: Pinot Noir
Vintage: 2016
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★ – 4 Stars
Price: $37 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: 2021

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