Crowd-pleasing pinot

Lake Hayes Pinot Noir 2016, Gibbston, NZD $25

Juicy and appealing pinot noir with cassis, plum and dark cherry flavours. A succulent wine with a smooth texture for extra drinkability. Offers good value at this price. A real ‘crowd pleaser’. (Screwcap)

Score: 93 ★★★★ – view Bob’s original tasting

Alcohol: 14%

Ageing: now to 2021

Food: Beef tartar with cured yolk and smoked oyster cream

Stockists: First Glass Wines & Spirits, Auckland (NZ); Deja Vu Wines (AU distributor)

Ranked #23 of 59 2016 Pinot Noir from Central Otago

Good Buy Rating: Good

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