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Carrick Pinot Noir 2014, Central Otago, NZD $45

Fleshy, fruit bomb pinot noir with lush plum and dark cherry flavours plus a subtle seasoning of spicy oak. A silken-textured wine with that’s deliciously drinkable now. The best Carrick Pinot Noir I’ve tasted for some time. (Screwcap)

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

Alcohol:14%

Ageing: now to 2022

Food: Braised goat fazzoletto, baby spinach & ricotta

Stockists: Carrick Wines; WineNZ.com, Otago; Accent on Wine, Auckland (NZ); Pinot Now – NSW & VIC (AU distributors)

Ranked #4 of 17 2014 Pinot Noir tasted from Cromwell Basin

Price Benchmark: NZD $50.81 Avg 95pt 2014 Pinot Noir tasted from New Zealand

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