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    2015 Cloudy Bay Te Wahi Pinot Noir

    Central Otago, NEW ZEALAND
    $99. 99 Bottle
    $1199.88 Dozen
    ABV: 14%
    Closure: Cork

    Other Reviews….
    A 50-50 blend of fruit from Northburn and Bannockburn (Cloudy Bay leases a portion of the Calvert Vineyard), the 2015 Te Wahi Pinot Noir is a full-bodied, plummy wine. It shows some pretty florals on the nose, but the palate is chocolaty and rich, offering hints of cola and dark-skinned plums. It's powerful and plush, with a velvety texture and lingering finish, almost verging on Californian (Russian River Valley?) in style.

    91 points
    Joe Czerwinski – Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate