Rockburn 2011 Pinot Noir

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The Rockburn 2011 pinot noir is a big gun on the awards circuit, consistently taking out trophies. Garnet red – almost purple – in colour, this wine has many layers of spice (cloves, nutmeg and pepper) as well as the brooding backbone aromas of blackberry and black cherry. It has a ripe fruit taste on the palate with coating texture and tannins. It also has great length. Little wonder it has earned so many awards.

If you’re after a blockbuster wine for any occasion, go for this one. It retails for around $45 a bottle.

This is a vegan wine made without the use of animal products.

Winery:
Rockburn
Variety:
Pinot Noir
Region:
Central Otago
Vintage:
2011