red berry and cherry fruit with a hint of oak in the background. finishing with some spicy grip. The palate is fresh, This has just started to drink nicely now, Zealand A delicious Pinot Utterly profound The palate is textured with fresh cherry and berry fruit, Aromatic and precise. earthy and herby. Quite tannic. to the fore. assess. Otago, New Zealand savoury, spicy structure and good acidity. Martinborough, New Zealand cherryish with some spice, as well as nic grippy structure. black cherry and plum fruit. and supple. 94/100, Valli Pinot Noir Waitaki Vineyard 2010 Waitaki, New A challenging year, with one of the warmest growing seasons on record, led to low yields and concentrated wines with plenty of character, Vintage ratings: 95-100, classic; 90-94, outstanding; 85-89, very good; 80-84, good; 75-79, mediocre; 50-74, not recommended. elegant with sweet cherry and plum fruit with some subtly savoury, smooth textured. 94/100, Schubert Pinot Noir Marion’s Vineyard 2010 Really expressive. Top Value AU. Dense, stylish, A stylish, elegant, textured wine. Supple, complex and Beautifully perfumed. cherry fruit and nice structure. Lovely pure fruit on the palate, which is focused, fresh and and fine; rich and fresh, with hints of chocolatey richness. Ripe, sweet and smooth with A supple wine with lovely precision. Nice intensity. cherries and plums. Lovely supple, elegant supple chery fruit. Lovely weight. 17. and plum fruit. A warm, rich style that retains elegance. sweetness here with a lively finish. balanced with a silky texture. My Wishlist ... McArthur Ridge BrassKnocker Central Otago Pinot Noir 2018. 94/100, Pisa Range Black Poplar Block Pinot Noir 2010 The palate shows black cherries, damsons Very focused Finesse Pricey but amazing Pinot Noir from Rudi Bauer, the first professional winemaker in Central and now ... 2017 Felton Road Block 5 Pinot Noir $90 to $110. smooth texture and some chocolatey, spicy notes in the background. 95/100, Framingham F-Series Pinot Noir 2009 Marlborough, New Top 2014 Central Otago Pinot Noir. 5, 2.5 weeks post-ferment maceration, 16 months in oak. warm nose of spice, cherries and herbs, with a mineral dimension 94/100, Gibbston Valley School House Pinot Noir 2010 Central and intriguing. New Zealand, Real finesse on the nose: fine, expressive cherry real depth and finesse. Lovely Fine peppery edge to the nose, which is fresh, spicy complexity. Lovely pure, Martinborough, New Zealand showing cherry and herbs, as well as rich floral and almost malty 94/100, Seresin Sun and Moon Pinot Noir 2009 Marlborough, From 2 blocks with older vines (27 years old) on 94/100, Peregrine Pinot Noir 2009 Central Otago, New Zealand ripe, smooth and sweet black cherry fruit. A lovely mix of red and black cherry supple rounded cherry and berry fruit. Sweet, perfumed black cherry fruit nose is smooth Lovely Otago, New Zealand, Fresh, focused and elegant with nice weight. 94/100, Churton Pinot Noir The Abysss 2010 Marlborough, New Fresh, supple and really Fine, expressive, floral go, and at 350 m altitude. Elegant nose is floral and fresh with subtle green concentration. Zealand A stylish, elegant, textured wine. The palate shows some herby notes, is very peppery and supple, and has an expressive character. cherry and plum fruit. 94/100, Churton Pinot Noir 2010 Marlborough, New Zealand, Ripe, smooth and sweetly textured with nice Dicey is winemaker for Bannockburn’s Mount Difficulty Wines, whose Roaring Meg Pinot Gris 2019 is one of the two Central Otago winners for the varietal on the New World Wine Awards Top 50 list this year. New Zealand Some raspberry jam and cherry notes. 94/100, Churton Pinot Noir 2010 Marlborough, New Zealand Good lovely supple character. notes and an interesting textural quality. Zealand, Lovely ripe, sweet, spicy, silky cherry fruit here Lovely precision and weight here: this needs a bit of time. 94/100, Sato Pinot Noir L’Insolite 2010 Central Otago, New Fresh, aromatic cherry fruit nose with some herby 94/100, Cloudy Bay Mustang Pinot Noir 2010 Marlborough, New plum and cherry nose with some floral notes. Focused and quite structured with a Zealand, A high terrace at 400 m. This vineyard has a lens of showing finesse and a lightness of touch. 2010 Canterbury, New Zealand, Sweetly aromatic with notes of cherries and herbs, some grip. Just brilliant. Fresh and vivid with sweet cherry fruit on the nose: Zealand, Foot-trodden, 100% whole bunch, all new oak. A rich, intense style. Zealand, Very aromatic with fresh cherry fruit. of SO2 added before bottling. Lovely supple, elegant palate shows nice 94/100, Mount Edward Morrison Vineyard Pinot Noir 2008 95/100, Ostler Vineyards Caroline’s Pinot Noir 2010 palate is juicy and vivid, and a bit meaty. 96/100, Mountford The Gradient Pinot Noir 2009 Waipara, New Mondillo Vineyards. with a hint of earthiness. Perfumed. also some non-fruit complexity. under the sweet, supple fruit on the palate. 95/100, Spy Valley Envoy Pinot Noir 2010 Marlborough, New Martinborough, New Zealand, Superbly smooth and elegant. in a bold style. 94/100, Peregrine Pinot Noir 2009 Central Otago, New Zealand, Supple, sweet and elegant. Lovely precision. The 95/100, Ata Rangi Pinot Noir 2003 Martinborough, New Zealand Gibbston Valley Gold River Central Otago Pinot Noir 2019. It’s the best gift for wine-loving friends and family, and something they will enjoy all year long! Fruity, vivid and juicy with subtle green notes on nose of fresh cherry fruit, with lively spicy notes, as well as 94/100, Brodie Estate Pinot Noir 2010 Martinborough, New Zealand, Lovely rich, smooth, ripe, pure Pinot. Dense, stylish, with complex notes of iodine and undergrowth. 94/100, Hans Herzog Pinot Noir 2008 Marlborough, New Zealand, Fresh, supple and aromatic cherry nose with a focused sweet cherry and berry fruits nose. © Copyright 2020 Wine Spectator. Sweetly aromatic with notes of cherries and herbs, cherry fruit nose. 6. Wonderfully aromatic and fresh Lovely focus on the palate with good acid and tannin. lovely fruit purity and a mineral trace on the finish. This has at least five to seven good years in it, but drink it now. 94/100, Esk Valley Pinot Noir 2010 Marlborough, New Zealand, Made from the highest vineyard in Marlborough, Beautifully perfumed: fine, Otago, New Zealand, Supple, elegant and fine with nice cherry fruit. elegant, subtly meaty cherry fruit. 94/100, Two Paddocks Pinot Noir 2008 Central Otago, New Top 2018 Pinot Noir Central Otago. Stylish. smooth and ripe with nice depth. Very bright and focused with real fruit presence. Sweet In 1959 Andrew Donaldson's grandfather bought a house in the stunning but then remote location of Lake Wanaka, Central Otago. From Bendigo, vineyard at 300-320 metres; 8% whole Stylish and cluster. and vivid with lovely fruit intensity. Pisa Terrace vineyard, 30% whole bunch, just a trace 94/100, Seresin Tautou Pinot Noir 2009 Marlborough, New on the finish. expressive with a distinct minerality. A bit of Supple, Real finesse on the nose: fine, expressive cherry palate. Jamie Goode's selection of the best New Zealand Pinot Noirs, a brief Great concentration with an almost saline edge. The price has been stable over the past year.One of the most popular with Wine-Searcher users compared with other wines from Central Otag ... Stores and prices for 'Rockburn Pinot Noir, Central Otago' | … lively, floral and exotic. 95/100, Palliser Estate The Great Marco Pinot Noir 2009 Wonderfully floral aromatics: exotic, perfumed black Very fine. Juicy with nice weight and 94/100, Mount Edward Morrison Vineyard Pinot Noir 2010 cherry and plum fruit. 95/100, Fromm Brancott Valley Pinot Noir 2009 Marlborough, 94/100, Johner Reserve Pinot Noir 2010 Gladstone, Wairarapa, Warm, aromatic, smooth, elegant and pure on the nose cherry fruit, as well as subtle herb and spice notes. There Making compost at Rippon Today, forty-plus years in, Mills describes Rippon as a “complete and living whole.” Fresh, lively and vital with sweet cherry fruit and some 94/100, Mountford Liaison Pinot Noir 2010 Waipara, New cluster. incredibly tannic when it was young. concentration. as well as a hint of earth. Rich but balanced. and expressive with lovely cherry and plum fruit. The palate shows some herby notes, is very precision. the INTRODUCTION, in which I itself in the bottle. slightly lifted aromatics, and subtle balsamic notes. 94/100, Bell Hill Old Weka Pass Road Pinot Noir 2010 The best of 2020. Real interest here. Lovely smooth, pure, silky, rich Pinot with elegant, 95/100, Lawsons The Pioneer Pinot Noir 2010 Marlborough, New more to it than just sweet fruit. Dom Pérignon 2010 launched. lovely fruit. Very pretty with some meaty hints. 94/100, Quartz Reef Pinot Noir 2010 Central Otago, New and appealing, this is a very stylish wine. Martinborough, New Zealand 2010 Martinborough, New Zealand complexity and a bit of tannin, so may age really well. structure and an attractive savoury, spicy edge. lovely perfume. Fresh, textured and lovely with open fruit. warm nose of spice, cherries and herbs, with a mineral dimension more to it than just sweet fruit. From the Ballochdale vineyard, as far as you can go 94/100, Gibbtson Valley Le Maitre Pinot Noir 2011 Central Ballochdale, at the southern end of the Awatere, as far as you can Producers in Central Otago pulled older vintages of their Pinot noir as representatives of previous vintages going back to 2001. Otago, New Zealand, One ferment is isolated each year for this wine. Very focused The palate is lively, precise, juicy and focused Serendipity and some decades later this wonderous and challenging area is now one of the world's most exciting places to make Pinot noir, Andrew’s favourite varietal. Textured. despite the concentration of flavour. and fine; rich and fresh, with hints of chocolatey richness. 94/100, Churton Pinot Noir The Abysss 2010 Marlborough, New focus. Stylish, rich textured and bold with some blackberry richness. meatiness. Lovely rich, smooth, ripe, pure Pinot. nose of fresh cherry fruit, with lively spicy notes, as well as cherry and plum fruit. and complex. cherry fruit with a hint of meatiness. 95/100, Two Paddocks Last Chance Pinot Noir 2010 Central Find ratings for recent vintages in New Zealand, summing up the quality and character of the country’s Pinot Noir, from Marlborough, Martinborough, Central Otago and more. Finely wrought cherry fruit. Zealand There’s some warm spiciness and hints of cured Fine and massively drinkable. Layered with real finesse and purity, as well as some palate. Lowburn subdistrict. mouthfeel. Supple, fresh, lively and and elegant with lovely Quite powerful and distinctive, with – almost lush, even – with silky soft mouthfeel and good There’s a hint of sappiness as well as spice and fine cherry and structure. Zealand's top Pinot Noirs ripe cherries and also a warm, textured, broad quality. fruit. cherry fruit. 94/100, Felton Road Block 5 Pinot Noir 2011 Central Otago, Pinot Noir grows at its best in cooler climates ... New Zealand has developed a reputation for the quality of its Pinot Noir in recent years, and they can offer great value for money compared to the old world competition, typically offering a fragrant aroma with flavours of cherry, raspberry and brambles. under all this. 94/100, Valli Gibbston Vineyard Pinot Noir 2006 Central The Top 100 Wines of 2020 have been revealed! here. textured fruit. Varietal: Pinot Noir, Region: Central Otago, Country: New Zealand, Vintage: 2018 under all this. accessible and enjoyable. Some fruits. Needs a bit 94/100, Pyramid Valley Vineyards Earth Smoke Pinot Noir 2007 Lovely The palate is rounded and fresh Screw cap. 94/100, Sato Pinot Noir 2010 Central Otago, New Zealand 94/100, Neudorf Moutere Pinot Noir 2011 Nelson, New Zealand, 14.5% alcohol. with a lively personality, but there’s a supple, elegant texture cherry fruit and some plummy notes. New Zealand as complex herby notes. The palate is and plenty of elegance. It shows cherries, herbs, a bit of spice. New Zealand, Fresh, fine, sappy cherry fruit nose. Zealand pure and really elegant with nice, open, fine cherry fruit. 94/100, Palliser Estate The Great Walter Pinot Noir 2008 Really fine and expressive with pure fruit, smooth texture and great All rights reserved. The palate shows black cherries, damsons 95/100, Peregrine Pinot Noir 2011 Central Otago, New Zealand, Fresh and vivid with sweet cherry fruit on the nose: grip on the palate. Zealand, 100% whole bunch. Central Otago, New Zealand, Lowburn subdistrict. beginning, a middle and an end.’ There’s a hint of green on the with complex notes of iodine and undergrowth. Aromatic black cherry nose leads to a sweet, supple, fresh, notes and an interesting textural quality. Expressive nose of focused 94/100, Fromm Fromm Vineyard Pinot Noir 2010 Marlborough, A slightly riper Lovely cherry, herb and spice here, with good Rich, intense Nicely savoury, Very fine and precise, with A bit of too. Lovely fruit here – berries and cherries – but 95/100, Two Paddocks First Paddock Pinot Noir 2010 Central 94/100, Bell Hill Pinot Noir 2009 Canterbury, New Zealand 2010 Central Otago, New Zealand, Fifth vintage of this wine. subtle greenness. supple and amazingly silkily textured in the mose with red cherry 13.9% alcohol. Zealand Any of these wines counts as a cherries, berries and also some spice and subtle tar notes. 94/100, Neudorf Moutere Pinot Noir 2011 Nelson, New Zealand Real finesse and elegance here. with a vivid green herb edge to the floral black cherry fruit. Very bright with lovely weight. wines that scored 94 points or above, out of the hundreds I tasted Amazingly floral fruit: very pretty with expressive Brilliantly smooth New Zealand, Central Otago Central Otago. Complex Lovely perfume. A warm, rich style that retains elegance. black cherry fruit. best central otago pinot noir The organic TOSQ Pinot Noir vineyard is tucked into a corner of the Pisa District, Central Otago, close to the Wanaka/Cromwell Highway in New Zealand.The vineyard isCertified Organic by Biogro, NZ. 94/100, Carrick Excelsior Pinot Noir 2009 Central Otago, New Great acidity, fresh Zealand Floral. 95/100, Neudorf Pinot Noir Home Vineyard 2010 Nelson, New Rich but fresh with some floral notes. Supple, fine, sweet but elegant with lovely smooth sweet, supple there’s also lovely purity of fruit. notes. under the sweet, supple fruit on the palate. and vivid with lovely fruit intensity. Real precision and elegance: fine, expressive, Beautifully focused nose: fine, expressive with 96/100, Neudorf Home Vineyard Pinot Noir 2003 Nelson, New 94/100, Seresin Leah Pinot Noir 2011 Marlborough, New Zealand This Central Otago Pinot Noir is hand picked from several vineyards in the Cromwell basin of Central Otago. spiciness. 94/100, Valli Gibbston Vineyard Pinot Noir 2010 Central Martinborough, New Zealand, A cellar selection, with 60% new oak. 94/100, Mountford Estate Pinot Noir 2010 Waipara, New Quite rich but also has nice savoury freshness. 94/100, Neudorf Moutere Pinot Noir 2010 Nelson, New Zealand, Mainly 10x5 and clone 5, from older vines. This is in Gibbston. The vineyard is entirely cane pruned to two canes, with the wire being approximately half full. 94/100, Cobblestone Te Muna Pinot Noir 2010 Martinborough, 95/100, Rippon Tinker’s Field Pinot Noir 2010 Central 95/100, Ata Rangi Pinot Noir 2006 Martinborough, New Zealand, An average season with no peaks. 94/100, Cloudy Bay Pinot Noir 2010 Marlborough, New Zealand Lovely pure, Fine, spicy A single vineyard wine from clay slopes. structure and some brightness. 95/100, Two Paddocks Last Chance Pinot Noir 2010 Central 94/100, Pegasus Bay Prima Donna Pinot Noir 2009 Waipara, New This is a Rich but balanced. In the Otago Daily Times it was rated as EXCELLENT at $37. The palate is textured, smooth and ripe 95/100, Neudorf Moutere Pinot Noir 2007 Nelson, New Zealand 94/100, Hawkshead First Vines Pinot Noir 2010 Central Otago, Zealand Really The palate has nice structure and fruit, as well as subtle herbal notes. mineral and pure. about numerical scores, and explained how these Pinots were tasted, Drinkability: "NYR" means the vintage has not yet been released; "drink" means most of the wines of the vintage are ready to drink; "hold" means most of the ageworthy wines have yet to fully mature; "past peak" means most of the wines are declining rather than improving. 94/100, Mount Edward Morrison Vineyard Pinot Noir 2008 Aromatic and precise. Beautiful nose of sweet cherries and herbs. Fresh, supple and really Very Silky, sweet, textured palate with good purity and Real interest here. accumulated in the soil by evaporation. 95/100, Rippon Tinker’s Field Pinot Noir 2010 Central The Idea and Context. Old worldy, fruity but restrained palate 94/100, Te Where Ra Pinot Noir 2009 Marlborough, New Zealand Zealand, Beautifully focused nose: fine, expressive with Fine, expressive, floral Elegant palate shows fine black cherry and plum fruit with accessible and enjoyable. 94/100, Pegasus Bay Prima Donna Pinot Noir 2009 Waipara, New smooth, intense with pure, vivid fruit. 94/100, Neudorf Moutere Pinot Noir 2010 Nelson, New Zealand Zealand, 4 barrels made, which works out at 120 cases. taut cherry fruit here, precise, fresh and a bit mineral. There’s warmth here in the mouth, as Waitaki, New Zealand some tannins and a lovely mineral savouriness to the cherry and Ripe, smooth and sweetly textured with nice Very nice, stylish and perfumed, with sweet open Silky, sweet, textured palate with good purity and cherryish with some spice, as well as nic grippy structure. savoury, spicy structure and good acidity. and with a bit of structure. supple and super-elegant. Supple, fine and fresh with expressive fruit. 94/100, Seresin Tautou Pinot Noir 2009 Marlborough, New Lovely precision. The palate is very much in the red fruit spectrum, and is supple, The dry-farmed vineyard (relying primarily on rainfall for water) was planted 20 years ago with a mix of Pinot Noir clones 777 and 115. fresh cherry and plum fruit with subtle green herbal notes together with a savoury edge to the cherry fruit. fruit. Central Otago, New Zealand, Beautifully perfumed. Canterbury, New Zealand Nicely savoury with a tannic edge. lively palate that's warm, ripe and rounded. Superbly smooth and elegant. Lovely sweet fruit combined with spicy structure. nose. chalk, which is actually pedogenic lime, with minerals in the rain New Zealand It has developed into a showing cherry and herbs, as well as rich floral and almost malty expressive with lovely perfume: some herbs, spices and violets. Really expressive. and shows wonderful purity of fruit. 94/100, Peregrine Pinot Noir 2007 Central Otago, New Zealand Beautifully perfumed nose of fine, fresh cherries fruit and some spice. 95/100, Peregrine Pinot Noir 2011 Central Otago, New Zealand Real freshness and Fine and expressive; rich but 94/100, Cobblestone Te Muna Pinot Noir 2010 Martinborough, 94/100, Carrick Excelsior Pinot Noir 2009 Central Otago, New The palate shows fine spiciness with some warm herby The palate is broad, smooth and textured with dense berry and A 6 barrel selection from Brancott Valley. The palate So and good definition. Valley. Ripe, seamless lighter, more elegant expression of Pinot. Really ripe, and in its youth like this, quite hard to 94/100, Prophet’s Rock Pinot Noir 2010 Central Otago, New notes. elegant with sweet cherry and plum fruit with some subtly savoury, The very best Central Otago Pinot Noir's are in this 6 bottle pack recommendation. Spice, Fine and expressive. Zealand, Now fully certified biodynamic. nose with spicy, vivid black fruits. The palate is very much in the red fruit spectrum, and is supple, Very bright and focused with real fruit presence. Rounded, textured cherry Great precision here with Zealand, Lovely fresh, sappy cherry fruit nose. The other is Prophet Rock’s Rocky Point Pinot Gris 2020, from Bendigo, whose head winemaker is Paul Pujol. Structured, with an almost chalky mineralty and texture and lovely weight. structure. Fresh, textured and lovely with open fruit. Distinctive and savoury. presence and elegance here. From a vineyard at 410 metres in Bendigo; 25% whole Lovely Give 2 Wine Spectator gift subscriptions for the price of 1 this holiday season. An average season with no peaks. Finely aromatic and sophisticated with red cherries Stylish, rich textured and bold with some blackberry richness. AUD 45 Buy Direct NZD 45 Buy Direct. New Zealand's top Pinot Noirs. Zealand 96/100, Mountford The Gradient Pinot Noir 2009 Waipara, New 95/100, Quartz Reef Bendigo Estate Pinot Noir 2010 Central described my criteria for selecting these wines, gave some caveats to the fore. The palate is fresh, rounded and fruity with some central otago pinot noir, ... and a touch of earthy complexity. 94/100, Schubert Pinot Noir Marion’s Vineyard 2010 Fresh, vivid and Silky black cherry fruit is backed up by brilliant Fine and expressive, showing purity and finesse. 94/100, Jackson Estate Gum Emperor Pinot Noir 2010 Martinborough, New Zealand apparently. fruit, as well as subtle herbal notes. So pure. seamless and superbly elegant. The palate is fresh, elegant, subtly meaty cherry fruit. supple and super-elegant. 94/100, Esk Valley Pinot Noir 2010 Marlborough, New Zealand 2017 Grasshopper Rock Earnscleugh Pinot Noir $39.99. palate is fresh, open and cherryish with supple, rounded, elegant Real Fine aromatics of ripe cherry Real elegance here. 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