Akarua Bannockburn Central Otago Pinot Noir 2021
The Akarua Vineyard is a unique site, measuring 52 hectares, 34.5 of which is planted with vines. The estate is tucked into the foothills of the mountains rising above the Kawarua River and is located in Bannockburn in New Zealands Central Otago region. The vineyard occupies three west-facing terraces and enjoys intense sun all year round. This outstanding terroir lends remarkable character to the Pinot Noir. Aged for eleven months in French oak barriques the Akarua Bannockburn Pinot Noir is floral and spicy, it has a nose of fresh raspberries and blackcurrant, with loads of black cherry on the palate.