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Burn Cottage Moonlight Race Pinot Noir

Variety: Pinot Noir
Region: Central Otago
Vintage: 2019

Moonlight Race becomes solely about two unique estate vineyards: Burn Cottage Vineyard in Lowburn , and Sauvage Vineyard in Bannockburn. The combination of these two sites produces a vibrant expression of classic Central Otago Pinot Noir. Bright florals, red cherry and plum tones are followed with savoury black tea, spice and earth notes. There is a lovely vibrant core to this wine, completed by silky texture and elegant structure persisting in the palate. Cellaring potential up to 7 years. “I am beyond excited to be able to share the 2019 Burn Cottage Vineyard Pinot with you. This wine perfectly captures my first vintage here at Burn Cottage. It is full of energy and brightness, with intriguing, complex layers and an overall purity of fruit. A perfect little time capsule”. Rachel Bradley                                                                       With a wonderful long Autumn finish to the 2019 season lovely balance of fruit, acidity and tannins in the grapes of the Burn Cottage Vineyard is picked, sorted, fermented and barrel aged separately. 2019 is a cellar worthy Pinot Noir that has a long and exciting life ahead. Its aroma has you thinking about a bowl full of sun ripened red cherries and redcurrants with a vibrant orange zest and black tea character adding lovely high notes. The palate has fantastic concentration and is filled with vibrant black/red fruit and mineral characters. Each mouthful is filled with lovely, rounded tannins. A true testament to the unique site that a single vineyard Pinot Noir from.

Awards:
Burn Cottage Moonlight Race Pinot Noir , Central Otago
A blend of fruit from the Home vineyard in Lowburn and the Sauvage vineyard in Bannockburn. Seductive and accessible pinot noir with ripe cherry, fresh herb, plum, spice, thyme, roasted chestnut and nutty oak flavours. (Cork)
Score: 94 ★★★★  Awarded: Top Rank

$61.00 Inc. GST

12 in stock

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