Central Otago, Otago

Cloudy Bay

Te Wahi Central Otago Pinot Noir 2015

Tonight we were very excited to try this Pinot Noir from Cloudy Bay, hailing from Central Otago on the South Island of New Zealand, the southerly latitude offering cooling influences, a great foundation for an elegant Pinot Noir.

We’re tasting the Cloudy Bay, Te Wahi, Pinot Noir, Central Otago, New Zealand.

It is medium ruby.

On the nose, there is medium (+) intensity of aromas including ripe black cherry, strawberry, pomegranate, violet, licorice, black tea, fresh mint, nutmeg, vanilla, cardamom, and forest floor notes.

Characteristics on the palate match with the nose. It’s a dry wine with medium(+) acidity, a medium(+) body, high alcohol (14%), medium and refined tannins, and a medium(+) finish.

This wine is extremely vibrant and characterful, with a strong structure indicating age-ability.
— 9 days ago

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For some reason saying “mature vines” out loud rubs me the wrong way. Do they sell wines from immature vines too?