Folding Hill Pinot Noir 2014

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Buy Folding Hill Pinot Noir 2014 at herculeswines.co.uk

£24.50

New Zealand, Central Otago

Red, Smooth, Medium Bodied, Lightly Oaked

Pinot Noir

Folding Hill is a small parcel, premium quality wine that we have imported directly from New Zealand alongside a handful of other quality independents. The production is tiny with the vineyard being only 10 acres so this is a wine you will rarely see. However, it is a rare treat.

It's typically powerful Central Otago Pinot Noir with lots of plum, morello cherry and blackberry, but there's much more than that. Have a sniff and you get palma violets and toasty oak. Sip the wine and it reveals rosemary and bay leaf character. Taste it again and there's a subtle meaty note alongside the fresh fruit. Then a touch of soft spice. It's Pinot Noir at its best - textural, seductive, complex and delicious. There's a little bit of grip from the tannins suggesting this will age well for 5-7 years and the acidity is fresh and balanced.

Tremendously enjoyable.