An exploration of wine

827. Felton Road, Cornish Point Pinot Noir Central Otago, 2012

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Book 5 Wine 827

£??; 14.5%

[Cheers! signature: Nigel Greening]

Signed by Nigel Greening at the ‘Two Nigels’ Pinot Noir-off (the other being Nigel, AKA Sam Neill of Two Paddocks), at POTG. A very fine NZ Pinot. Medium-deep ruby. Smoky, ‘schistous’ nose. Hint of bacon, and dried herb – like rosemary. Sweet / savoury palate entry, with slightly black pepper fruit. Supple, moderate tannins, refreshing acidity and decent length. Bramble fruit, with savoury mineral overtones, bright acid and supple tannins – lovely.

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