Aurum Mathilde Organic Central Otago Pinot Noir (2018)

Invitingly perfumed, the 2018 vintage (5*) was estate-grown and hand-harvested at Lowburn, fermented with indigenous yeasts, matured for a year in French oak barrels (20 per cent new), and bottled unfined and unfiltered. Bright ruby, it is sturdy, fleshy, sweet-fruited and very savoury, with concentrated, ripe cherry, plum, spice and nut flavours, showing impressive complexity, good tannin backbone and obvious cellaring potential. Best drinking 2023+.

Details

Type: Red Wines
Variety: Pinot Noir
Vintage: 2018
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★★ – 5 Stars
Price: $55 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: AV

Buyer’s Guide Edition: 2022

This wine is a Potential Classic.

When to drink: 2023

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