Pegasus Bay Prima Donna Aged Release Pinot Noir (2011)

A decade old when it was rereleased in 2021, the 2011 vintage (5*) was grown at Waipara, in North Canterbury. Hand-harvested from the estate's oldest vines, it was matured for 18 months in French oak barriques (30 per cent new). Deep, mature ruby, it is highly fragrant, with hints of coffee and liquorice. Powerful, sweet-fruited and savoury, it has concentrated, ripe flavours, showing lovely richness, complexity and roundness.

Details

Type: Red Wines
Variety: Pinot Noir
Vintage: 2011
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★★ – 5 Stars
Price: $120 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: AV

When to drink: 2021

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