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Akitu A2 Pinot Noir 2018

New Zealand, Central Otago
Pinot Noir
Akitu A2 Pinot Noir 2019
Akitu A2 Pinot Noir 2014
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Unquestionably fruit driven from the moment of opening - gorgeous, rich Central Otago sensations from a hot vintage - a festoon of dark plum and rose petal florals fill the glass. There is depth and concentration of aroma with subtle graphite, Turkish delight and a slatey mineral lift. Whilst the nose is already intriguing, this wine is foremost and hospitably fruit driven. Plush and pillowy entry with plenty of weight and texture to the dark fruit-focused core, plums and cherries galore. Very good power and intensity with generosity, cut through with fine acidity and layered tannin structure.





Analytical data

0.43 g/l residual sugar
5.9 g/l acidity
3.61 pH


At Mt Barker, in New Zealandʼs South Island, in a high glacial valley of sunshine and rain-shadow on the edge of the earth, each season leaves its own vivid imprint on our vintage. Extreme temperature variations, alpine air, altitude, adversity… all the wild elements of this exhilarating land combine in a Pinot noir of exquisite quality, subtlety and strength.

Pruning: spur


28% whole bunch, balance whole berry, 9% new French oak

Whole cluster fermentation: 28%


Closure: Screw top

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