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6 Ratings
Felton Road Pinot Noir Block 3

Wine Details

Vineyard

Felton Road

Varietal

Pinot Noir

Style

Red

Wine Description

(2007 Vintage) Wine Enthusiast:Felton Roads Pinots have been among the best in NZ but the 2007s step things up another notch. elton Roads 2007 Block 5 features ripe plummy fruit backed by earthy nuances spice and cola. Like its stablemate its lushly textured with a long finish.` - Joe Czerwinski

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    nose. chocolate blackberries. something sour. taste. raspberry, blackberry. good length. solid tannins.

    over 6 years
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    nose. christmas plums. taste. silk. wow. young strawberry.

    over 6 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Tanzer
    (2007 Vintage) "Good deep red. Lovely high-pitched aromas and flavors of raspberry, orange peel, spices and flowers. At once sweet and penetrating, with bright acidity framing the wine's ripe flavors and giving it terrific Chambolle-like precision. Finishes with enticing floral and spicy perfume. Remarkably good for a basic pinot release" 92 Points - Stephen Tanzer"Juicy and concentrated, with fine balance to wild raspberry, blueberry and pervasive wet stone character. Sandalwood and subtle spice highlight t...
  • Wine Spectator
    (2007 Vintage) "A forceful, stylish Pinot, with excellent intensity to cherry, spice, pomegranate and Santa Rosa plum flavors. A tight, mineral core of sea salt and umami nuance the streamlined tannins and subtle, lingering cedar tones. Drink now through 2014. 800 cases made." - 93 Points - Wine Spectator"Good deep red. Brooding aromas of dark raspberry, flowers, minerals and smoky dark chocolate. Wonderfully sweet and seductive on the palate, with an essence-of-pinot character verging on confectionery. Amazi...