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2016 Akitu Black Label A1 Pinot Noir

New super-premium wine from Wanaka. Beautifully concentrated and refined.

2016 Akitu Black Label A1 Pinot Noir

New super-premium wine from Wanaka. Beautifully concentrated and refined.

$60.99

per bottle

  • Bottle
  • Case (6)
FWD Co. Panel f94
44% Off

2016 Akitu Black Label A1 Pinot Noir

New super-premium wine from Wanaka. Beautifully concentrated and refined.

FWD Co. Panel f94

Description

Pinot goes best when it combines power and delicacy and this Akitu A1 Pinot Noir illustrates the point perfectly. A new and welcome addition to the vibrant Wanaka winegrowing scene, this is a beautifully rich Pinot Noir with serious structure and admirable poise even in its youth. Give this a good decant if enjoying in its youth since it really blossoms in the glass, otherwise don't hesitate to cellar for 8 years or more from vintage.

Smells

Fragrant dried herbs with wild thyme, red and black cherries and subtle hints of earth.

Tastes

Full flavoured but medium-bodied, you can see the influence of the whole clusters (26%) on the palate with a stylish and intense tannin structure. Try this with duck risotto for a match made in heaven...

BrandAkitu

RegionCentral Otago

VarietalPinot Noir

Size750ml

Alcohol %14.0%

Vintage2016

CountryNew Zealand

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