Powerful pinot

Mt Difficulty Growers Series Packspur Vineyard Pinot Noir 2015, Central Otago, NZD $75

Intensely aromatic pinot noir with intense plum, cherry and berry fruit flavours plus a seasoning of spice and nutty oak. An impressive wine with plenty of weight and appealing juicy flavours. Should age well. (Screwcap)

Score: 95 ★★★★★ – view Bob’s original tasting

Alcohol: 13.5%

Ageing: now to 2023

Food: Lamb cutlets, braised lentils

Stockists: Mt Difficulty Wines; Samuel Smith & Sons (AU distributor)

Ranked #22 of 92 2015 Pinot Noir from Central Otago

Price Benchmark: NZD $62.86 Avg 95pt 2015 Pinot Noir tasted from New Zealand

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