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mondillo-pinot-noir-2015Mondillo Pinot Noir 2015, Central Otago, NZD $45

Appealing scented wine with ripe plum and dark cherry flavours together with a seasoning of spices including wild thyme and anise. An attractively textural pinot noir – silken with good weight. A wine with a strong Central Otago and Bendigo signature. (Screwcap)

Score: 95 ★★★★★ – view on

Alcohol: 14.5%

Ageing: now to 2025

Food: Chargrilled Hawkes Bay lamb rack, asparagus, artichoke, green beans, heirloom tomatoes, black garlic vinaigrette

Suppliers: Mondillo Vineyards – Email; First Glass Wines, Auckland (NZ)

Ranked #6 of 45 2015 Pinot Noir tasted from Central Otago

Price Benchmark: NZD $57.40 Avg 95pt 2015 Pinot Noir tasted from New Zealand

Winery Rating: 94.7 Weighted average of their top 5 recently tasted wines

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