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Akitu A2 Pinot Noir 2019

New Zealand, Wanaka
Pinot Noir
Akitu A1 Pinot Noir 2019
Akitu Pinot Noir Blanc 2023
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Dark garnet with a crimson glow, it’s almost opaque at the centre of the glass The aroma opens with spicy dark cherry and a hint of fresh cinnamon over thyme and a wonderful waft of liquorice. There is a lift of whole bunchy graphite on the nose with depth coming from dark rose petal and a hint of violets. Excellent depth and complexity while showing opulent fruit density. Rich and generous dark cherry fruit entry opening to an expansive and plush texture with layers of spice and subtle earthy notes.



Analytical data

0.28 g/l residual sugar


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


20% whole bunch inclusions, 5% new French oak

Whole cluster fermentation: 35%
Was malolactic fermentation used: yes
Was high-solid fermentation used: no


Closure: Screw top

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