Mt Difficulty `Roaring Meg` Pinot Noir 2010 (6 x 750mL), NZ RRP$35.99

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RRP $35.99

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Overview

The wine has a sweet berry entry which displays these same characters in abundance. Lovely ripe textural tannins rise gracefully out of the mid-palate to finish the wine. These are balanced by the wine’s acidity and fruit, to produce a long fruit-driven finish.

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

Winery Tasting Notes

Aroma

This wine exhibits a lovely mix of dark red cherry and black berry fruits along with a hint of licorice. Further complexity is gained from oak spice.

Palate

The wine has a sweet berry entry which displays these same characters in abundance. Lovely ripe textural tannins rise gracefully out of the mid-palate to finish the wine. These are balanced by the wine’s acidity and fruit, to produce a long fruit-driven finish.

Cellaring Potential

Roaring Meg Pinot Noir will improve for 3-5 years given optimal vintage and cellaring conditions.

Winemaking Note

The grapes for this wine come from Cromwell basin vineyards managed by our viticultural team. The odd-ball summer meant we started harvesting on the 14th April and went through to the 6th May. The fruit was all de-stemmed to enhance the natural fruit characters of Central Otago. The grapes stayed in the fermentor on average for a total of 22 days with temperatures peaking at 30-320C. The wine was plunged once daily during pre-fermentation and three times daily during fermentation. When the wine tasted in harmony it was pressed off to French oak barrels where it resided on lees for 10 months. It underwent malolactic fermentation during early spring, was racked out of barrel in early summer and lightly fined with egg white prior to filtration and bottling.

Vintage
2010
Region
NZ - Central Otago
Grape Style
Pinot Noir
Closure Type
Screwcap closure
Alcohol
14%

Winery Profile

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Mt Difficulty is a boutique winery located in Bannockburn, Central Otago, New Zealand. The Bannockburn area is internationally recognised as one of the few places in the world where the pernickety Pinot Noir variety has found a home outside Burgundy.

The unique microclimate of the Bannockburn area provides hot summers, a large diurnal temperature variation and long cool autumns, which brings out the best of Pinot Noir grapes. This, along with a mix of clays and gravels ideal for viticulture, provides an excellent basis not only for Pinot Noir but also for Pinot Gris, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay.

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