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rockburn-pinot-noir-2015Rockburn Pinot Noir 2015, Central Otago, NZD $49.99

Deliciously drinkable pinot noir in a typical (for Rockburn) fruity style, with succulent plum and dark cherry flavours underpinned by subtle spice and oak characters. It really is a very appealing wine that will develop in bottle but is irresistible now. (Screwcap)

Score: 95 ★★★★★ – view on BobCampbell.nz

Alcohol: 14%

Ageing: now to 2023

Food: Scotch fillet, hand-cut fries, pinot jus, truffle herb butter, coleslaw

Suppliers: Glengarry Wines, Auckland; Vino Fino, Christchurch (NZ); Oatley Fine Wine Merchants (AU distributor)

Ranked #7 of 44 2015 Pinot Noir tasted from Central Otago

Price Benchmark: NZD $60.88 Avg 95pt 2015 Pinot Noir tasted from New Zealand

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