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2014 Wooing Tree Pinot Noir

2014 Wooing Tree Pinot Noir

94 Points Sam Kim
2014 Wooing Tree Pinot Noir
94 Points Sam Kim

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This appealing, aromatic Central Pinot is a customer favourite and for very good reason -- always delicious, with zero hype. It is not too heavy in style, but with a lovely perfumed depth of Central's dark cherry and spice (from that warm valley floor around Cromwell) as well as fine tannins and a little age, it is drinking beautifully. A no brainer so don't think it -- drink it.

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$42.99 in mixed 6+ or $47.99 per bottle

Overview

Grape

Pinot Noir

Its Origins

Wooing Tree is a family owned single vineyard site, situated in the heart of Central Otago next to the town of Cromwell and opposite the "Big Fruit Sculpture". The location gives a perfect mix of various sub-regional climates and optimum heat degree-days. Owned by Stephen and Thea Farquharson, and Stephen's sister and brother-in-law, Jane and Geoff Bews, who are all committed to producing top quality grapes and wine and are a truly family owned and run business. The 26 ha single vineyard site has 16 ha planted in mainly Pinot Noir of multiple rootstocks and the following premium clones, planted at 2666 vines per hectare.

What The Critics Say

94/100 Wine Orbit, Sam Kim

"The wine is beautifully lifted on the nose displaying dark plum, spiced cherry, game, hazelnut and clove characters. It is juicy and rounded on the palate, delivering excellent fruit weight and fine texture, brilliantly framed by polished tannins, which provide elegant firmness and length. A gorgeous expression offering terrific drinking. At its best: now to 2020. $45.00. www.wooingtree.co.nz. April 2018." Drink 2018 - 2020

5 Stars Michael Cooper

"This single-vineyard Cromwell red is typically classy. Retasted in April 2018, the 2014 vintage (5*) has full, bright, still-youthful colour. Likely to be long-lived, it is fragrant, savoury and supple, with generous, ripe cherry, plum and spice flavours, showing excellent complexity, and a long finish. Best drinking mid-2019+."

18.5-/20 Raymond Chan

"Even, dark ruby-red colour with slight garnet hues, a little lighter on the rim. The nose is elegantly concentrated with a firm heart of dark-red cherry fruit entwined with subtle notes of dark and dried herbs, unveiling red florals, earth and nutty oak. The oak is aromatic Adding to the lift. Medium-full bodied the palate has sweetly luscious and bright dark-red cherry and berry fruit along with fragrant red florals, dark and fresh herbs. The fruit is complexed by subtle earthy detail and nutty oak, and supported by fine, grainy tannin extraction and structure. The acidity is poised and adds tension and energy, and the wine flows to an elegant, but firm and lingering finish of cherries, herbs and nutty oak. Match with pork, lamb, beef and venison over the next 6-7+ years. Hand-picked fruit, clones 115, 777 and Abel, fermented with 5% whole bunches to 13.5% alc., the wine aged 10 months in 29% new French oak." Drink 2017 - 2025

Stats & Food Matching

  • Variety

    Pinot Noir

  • Colour

    Red

  • Region

    Central Otago

  • Closure

    Cap

  • Volume

    750ml

  • Alcohol

    13.50%

  • Maturity

    2017 - 2025

Taste

3

Delivery & Returns

We deliver throughout New Zealand and to some locations overseas. Our deliveries are made by trusted third party carriers. For further details on prices and delivery options please go to DELIVERY INFORMATION section of our site.

If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your order or you suspect that they may be affected by a quality issue, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will remedy the problem straight away. Contact us on 0800 422 767.

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