Essenze `Premium` Pinot Noir 2011 (6 x 750mL), Central Otago, NZ.

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Overview

The 2011 season was challenging in Central Otago with unsettled weather throughout January and February. Strong flowering and fruit set coupled with warm spring conditions resulted in vigorous canopy and bunch development with larger than average berries. With March came settled conditions which continued through picking. Careful vineyard management and picking decisions resulted in sound fruit with great fruit expression on arrival into the winery.

Region:
NZ - Central Otago
State:
Imported
Country:
New Zealand

Winery Tasting Notes

Colour

Bright cherry red with violet hues

Aroma

Lifted cherry and blueberry notes with dried spice and earthy undertones.

Palate

Generous palate opens with luscious cherry fruit leading into a spiced core of blueberry, thyme and earthy notes. Fine acidity and elegant silky tannins knit together the mid palate providing structure and supporting a long fruit driven finish.

Cellaring

Drinking well now and will continue to do so until 2017

Vintage
2011
Region
NZ - Central Otago
Grape Style
Pinot Noir
Closure Type
Screwcap closure

Winery Profile

With a circular shape suggesting perpetual movement, the koru's inward coil also implies a return to the point of origin. In a more abstract sense, the koru symbolises the way in which life both changes and stays the same.

True to the meaning of the word essence, this range of wines reflects the heart and soul of what consumers around the world have long known: the most pure expression of New Zealand is found in its wines. Crafted by a winemaker with an innate knowledge and sense of the New Zealand terroir, the essenze range includes a Central Otago Pinot Noir, Waipara Pinot Gris and Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc.

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