2023 Felton Road MacMuir Pinot Noir

97 Points Richard Caro
In stock
An incredible single-vineyard Pinot Noir from the Central Otago experts in biodynamic winemaking. The MacMuir vineyard is only 300 metres west of the famous Calvert site, where some of the region's most densely planted vines lie on deep soils of heavy silt. The result a wine of both purity and power, with the potential to enjoy now or to age for many years to come. Collect!
$105.00 in mixed 6+ or $117.00 per bottle


Pinot Noir

Its Origins

Felton Road is situated on warm, north facing slopes of glacial loess soils in Bannockburn, in the heart of Central Otago. It dates back to 1991 when Stewart Elms planted the Elms Vineyard on Felton Road. Blair Walter has been winemaker here since 1996, right from the start. The total vineyard area is now at 32 hectares. The modern gravity fed winery receives 100% estate grown fruit from its three vineyards that are all farmed biodynamically and are fully certified by Demeter. Minimal intervention in the winemaking with such practices as wild yeast, no fining or filtration, allow the unique vineyard characters to further express their considerable personality. Since the first vintage in 1997, Felton Road has acquired a formidable worldwide reputation.

What The Critics Say

97/100 Cameron Douglas MS (2021 vintage)

"After the primary scents of pinosity and seductive charms a sense of power, ripeness and youth prevails. Aromas of darker red berry fruits are mixed with soil and barrel spice scents, the synergy and complexities from fruit and site speaks volumes with a light smoky clay soil and raspberry plum aromas. Youthful, taut, ripe and new textures and flavours, medium+ acidity and core pinosity fruits that mirror the bouquet. Lengthy, complex and ready to lay in your wine cellar. Best drinking from 2026 through 2036+."

97/100 Bob Campbell MW (2022 vintage)

"Intense wine that is on the dark side with concentrated flavours that suggest black fruits, cacao powder, liquorice and anise supported by sweet, chewy tannins A wine of substance and of promise. Time will add new layers to an already tantalisingly complex wine."

Variety Pinot Noir
Region Central Otago
Closure Cap
Volume 750ml
Maturity 2024 - 2044

This Wine Goes Well With

with GAME
with LAMB
with PORK



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