2008 Kawarau Estate Central Otago Pinot Noir

13.5% alc., $16, screw cap. Imported by Station Imports LLC, Colorado Springs, CO. From an family owned organically farmed vineyard. The label depicts identities from Central Otago’s gold mining era. Crafted by noted winemaker Dean Shaw at Central Otago Wine Company. · Complex aromatic profile of wild berries, rose tea, underbrush, savory spice, and oak. Light but pleasing core of cherries, cranberries and pomegranates with a slight confected note and a grapefruit peel infused finish. Crafted for current drinking. Good. Reviewed June 22, 2010

Winery: Kawarau Estate
From article: New Zealand’s Best Pinots