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After reading the glowing reviews, I found myself somewhat let down. I found it to be average and the high (14%) alcohol content made it too hot on the finish for my liking. Tasted February 2013.
Medium minus garnet to ruby in colour with a medium intense nose.
Not a typical Central Otago due to its muted flavours, and I would have preferred this wine to be under $25.
Positives: Pine notes give to cranberry, pomegranate, cherry, mulberry, blackberry and earthly notes of forest underbrush & smoked ambers. Medium+ body with medium+ tannins, good acidity and a long length.
Interesting Notes: Decant for an hour and chill it to 15C.
Drink now on its own or pair it with seared tuna with tomato, scallop & chilly pepper couscous.
Tasted: 2 May 13
Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 8.5 Total: 17+/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+
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