Ostler Waitaki Valley Pinot Noir (2018)

The 2018 vintage (4*) is a sub-regional Pinot Noir, "from three distinctly different vineyards." Light ruby, with a hint of development, it is strongly varietal, with moderately concentrated cherry, plum, spice and nut flavours, oak-aging complexity, supple tannins and a very harmonious finish. It's drinking well now.

Details

Type: Red Wines
Variety: Pinot Noir
Vintage: 2018
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★ – 4 Stars
Price: $35 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.

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