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Freefall Wines in Central Otago, New Zealand, produces Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir from vineyards planted in Marlborough, Waipara, Bendigo and Gibbston. The owner is New Zealand adventurer and co-founder of Bungy, Henry van Asch. Theo Coles is the winemaker for the Central Otago Freefall wines, including Pinot Noir, and Allan McWilliams in the winemaker for the Marlborough Freefall wines.
The wines are exported to the United States by Station Imports, Colorado Springs, CO and are sold on their website.
2007 Freefall Central Otago Pinot Noir
13.5% alc., $23.25. Cool package. Imported by Station Imports LLC, Colorado Springs, Colorado. · Deep reddishviolet color. Funky reduction initially blows off. An earthy nose that smells of the soil and is heavily perfumed with blackberry and black plum fruit. Substantial dark fruits with a dusting of dark chocolate and oak spice framed by plentiful acidity. A very smooth mouthfeel makes for easy drinking. Reviewed May 7, 2009 ARTICLE »