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2017 Burn Cottage Valli Vineyard Pinot Noir

Central Otago, NEW ZEALAND
$79. 99
$959.88 Dozen
Cellar: 5 - 6 Years (2024-2025)
ABV: 13%
Closure: Cork
Impressive depth of colour with a dark red black tinged core and a dark red hue. Potent aromas of dark plums, black cherries and anise burst out of the glass trailed by vanillin cedar, light scorched earth, fresh herbs and spicy dried meats. Deeply fruited with an expansive feel, the medium weight palate is filled with ripe dark cherries, dark plum and anise which is intermeshed with lightly toasted vanillin oak, forest floor and spicy dried herb elements. Supplely textured with velvety yet well structured tannins it finishes with ample length and power.
Cellar 5-6 years.
Alc. 13%

Other Reviews….
A grape exchange with Grant Taylor of Valli Vineyards from his Gibbston vineyard. Seamless, silken and tantalisingly complex wine with dark cherry, berry, herb, floral, red rose and spicy oak flavours. A very impressive truly age-worthy Pinot Noir.
96 points
Bob Campbell MW - The Real Review August 2019

This has a very floral edge with a slightly herbal note that is typical of the Gibbston Valley, where this fruit is sourced. The flowers and leafy, herbal aromas dress pristine, ripe red cherries and the palate has a succulent, vibrant array of crunchy, smooth and supple tannins. Really fresh and juicy. Drink or hold.
95 points