Felton Road Pinot Noir Central Otago 2006

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92 points Neal Martin (Wine Advocate): The 2006 Pinot Noir cropped up in a blind tasting and shone brilliantly, somew...

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Really stunning glass of Pinot Noir. Crisp, clean but an overwhelming plum, blackberry and raspberry and even a gamey meat quality which wasn't exp... Read more

Pepper and licorice are on the heavy side. Nice plum on the palate. This wine has all the elements of a Burgundy but "at warp speed' as one of my ... Read more

a very young wine absolutely stuffed full of black cherry fruit. Tight structure with excellent balance- highly recommend- needs acouple more years... Read more

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Snooth User: colinrchorley
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4.50 5
12/13/2009

Really stunning glass of Pinot Noir. Crisp, clean but an overwhelming plum, blackberry and raspberry and even a gamey meat quality which wasn't expected. New World pizzaz but nota bad thing in this case.


Snooth User: WineWatcherUSA
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2.00 5
10/23/2007

Pepper and licorice are on the heavy side. Nice plum on the palate. This wine has all the elements of a Burgundy but "at warp speed' as one of my wine instructors noted. Another over the top wine from down under. Usually one expects this from the Australians not the New Zealanders.


Snooth User: daskip
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5.00 5
08/15/2007

a very young wine absolutely stuffed full of black cherry fruit. Tight structure with excellent balance- highly recommend- needs acouple more years in bottle get it while you can


Snooth User: schellbe
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5.00 5
Vintage: 2002 01/07/2010

Very Burgundian. Rich earthy nose of cherry, spice, toasted oak, and bacon fat. A little truffle. Very smooth, sweet flavors that match the nose. This is a step up in complexity from the Matariki PN served last night. Everything is in balance with this wine. Drinking well now, can last another couple of years. This is a wine that definitely merits bottle age.


External Reviews for Felton Road Pinot Noir Central Otago

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Source: Astor Wines & Spirits
06/21/2009

A nose of plum, dark cherry and herbs with oriental spice. Ripeness drives the palate, no jamminess but a rich, dark compote of black fruit laced with raspberry and chocolate.


External Review
Vintage: 1999 04/21/2014

Felton Road’s “entry-level” Pinot is better than many producers’ top-end bottlings, and priced accordingly. The blend of sour and black cherries combines cola, cocoa and thyme notes with deep earthy flavors and a silky texture. Drink now and over the next few years.


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Vintage: 1999 04/21/2014

We feel very fortunate to have this top quality, highly-allocated Pinot from New Zealand in stock. The wine is impeccably balanced, with a complex range of exotic aromas, and flavors of concentrated dark cherry, mocha, and brown sugar spice harmoniously wrapped in a soft, silky texture.


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Winemaker's Notes:

92 points Neal Martin (Wine Advocate): The 2006 Pinot Noir cropped up in a blind tasting and shone brilliantly, somewhat closed at first with a certain earthiness and then violets, the palate imbued with grainy tannins, pure brambly fruit and superb delineation on the refined finish. (Apr 2008)

92 points Neal Martin (Wine Advocate): The 2006 Pinot Noir cropped up in a blind tasting and shone brilliantly, somewhat closed at first with a certain earthiness and then violets, the palate imbued with grainy tannins, pure brambly fruit and superb delineation on the refined finish. (Apr 2008)

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