Wine of the Week NZ

Felton Road Calvert Pinot Noir 2016, Central Otago, NZD $78

Supple, fruity pinot noir with distinct violet, red rose, dark cherry, spice, anise and thyme characters. A silken-textured wine with a long and seamless finish. Very approachable now but promises to develop well with bottle age. (Screwcap)

Score: 96 ★★★★★ – view Bob’s original tasting

Alcohol: 13.5%

Ageing: now to 2024

Food: Peking duck

Stockists: Advintage, Hawke’s Bay; Caro’s Wines, Auckland(NZ); United Cellars, NSW; Melbourne Wine House, Vic (AU); Red + White, Vic (AU distributors)

Ranked #4 of 59 2016 Pinot Noir from Central Otago

Price Benchmark: AUD $94.17 Avg 96pt 2016 Pinot Noir tasted from New Zealand

Winery Rating: 97.1 Weighted average of their top 5 recently tasted wines

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