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2013 Pegasus Bay Prima Donna Pinot Noir

"One of the greatest wines I have ever seen from this country" Matthew Jukes, UK Wine Writer.

2013 Pegasus Bay Prima Donna Pinot Noir

"One of the greatest wines I have ever seen from this country" Matthew Jukes, UK Wine Writer.

$89.99

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44% Off

2013 Pegasus Bay Prima Donna Pinot Noir

"One of the greatest wines I have ever seen from this country" Matthew Jukes, UK Wine Writer.

FWD Co. Panel f96 James Suckling js96 Michael Cooper mcsc Michael Cooper mc5

Description

Pegasus Bay make one of the finest Pinots in the country with their Estate label - and their Prima Donna label stands yet another tier above. Like many winegrowers, Pegasus Bay had a nearly perfect vintage with a cool spring followed by a sunny summer and lingering dry autumn. Weighing in at a perfectly balanced 13% alcohol, it tastes much more powerful, a testament to the low cropping and concentration of the ancient vines. Definitely better for a decant, this wine kept blossoming in the glass for an hour or more, throwing off its oak cloak and expressing wild herbs and game notes to go with the densely packed fruit profile.

Smells

Haunting perfumes of dark cherries, mulberry and thyme, with sous bois, black olives and mushrooms.

Tastes

Super succulent and quite brooding initially, it broadens to reveal a fleshy mid-palate and ample structure, augmented by a gentle kiss of French oak. Delicious now in a decanter or quality stemware, this 2013 Prima Donna will drink for 15 years at a winged canter.

BrandPegasus Bay

RegionNorth Canterbury

VarietalPinot Noir

Size750ml

Alcohol %13.0%

Vintage2013

CountryNew Zealand

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