The Flying Winemaker, Wairarapa Pinot Noir (2019)

From Gladstone Vineyard, the partly estate-grown 2019 vintage (4*) was matured for 10 months in French oak casks (25 per cent new). Bright ruby, with a fragrant, fresh, spicy bouquet, it is mouthfilling, with generous, ripe fruit flavours, oak complexity and supple tannins. Delicious young.

Details

Type: Red Wines
Variety: Pinot Noir
Vintage: 2019
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★ – 4 Stars
Price: $29 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: V+

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

Reviewed November 2021

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