Georges Road Southbank Waipara Pinot Noir (2020)

The youthful, complex 2020 vintage (4.5*) is a single-vineyard red, hand-picked and matured for 11 months in French oak barriques (18 per cent new). Full, bright ruby, with a fragrant, savoury bouquet, it is mouthfilling, with generous cherry, plum and spice flavours, finely integated nutty oak and ripe, supple tannins. Best drinking 2023+.

Details

Type: Red Wines
Variety: Pinot Noir
Vintage: 2020
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★✰ – 4.5 Stars
Price: $42 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: AV

The overall rating for quality is Tentative, as Michael has only reviewed a small number of vintages of this particular wine.

When to drink: 2023

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