Wild pinot

wild-earth-earth-sky-pinot-noir-2010Wild Earth ‘Earth & Sky’ Pinot Noir 2010, Central Otago, NZD $85

Robust and intense pinot noir with concentrated plum and dark cherry flavours together with an earthy savoury character, the beginning of toasty bottle development and a generous influence of spicy oak. Sweet fruit helps to make this bold red more accessible, although it will obviously benefit from more bottle age. (Screwcap)

Score: 96 ★★★★★ – view on BobCampbell.nz

Alcohol: 14%

Ageing: now to 2022

Food: Manuka smoked wild red tussock deer, rib & shiitake mushroom pithivier, home-cured pancetta, parsnips & beetroot jus

Stockists: Wild Earth Wines (NZ & AU); Fine Wine Delivery Company, Auckland; Vitis Cellars, Auckland (NZ); Liquor Mart, Victoria (AU)

Ranked #7 of 151 2010 Pinot Noir tasted from Central Otago

Price Benchmark: NZD $72.92 Avg 96pt 2010 Pinot Noir tasted from New Zealand


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