Folding Hill Central Otago Pinot Noir 2020

August 23, 2022By Yvonne

Folding Hill Central Otago Pinot Noir 2020 $45 Just 300 cases were made of this unfined, unfiltered pinot noir and as soon as word gets out on how spice-stacked and characterful it is, I imagine they’ll be down to zero cases pretty quick. Vibrant, energetic and laced with tamarillo and dark cherry complexity on the … Read More

Folding Hill Central Otago Pinot Noir 2017

October 28, 2021By Yvonne

Folding Hill Central Otago Pinot Noir 2017 $45 A bumper 2017 harvest means that finally there’s more Folding Hill pinot noir to go around than previous vintages and that’s an excellent thing. This year the pinot has less of the meaty, earthy, savoury tones of the 2016 and more of the blueberry, tamarillo and spice … Read More

Folding Hill Orchard Block Central Otago Pinot Noir 2016

October 28, 2021By Yvonne

Folding Hill Orchard Block Central Otago Pinot Noir 2016 $45 Just 80 cases were made of this smooth, silky pinot noir, which grows in a small block next door to an orchard of cider apple trees. Wild fermented and matured in oak barrels for 20 months before being bottled unfined and unfiltered, this is a … Read More

Folding Hill Ballasalla Central Otago Pinot Noir 2015 $32 ★★★★½

April 6, 2017By Yvonne

Straight away you’ll be struck by the stunning ruby-garnet colour of this Bendigo-grown pinot – but despite the prettiness of the colour, this wine is quick to grip you around the gumline and shake you into submission.  Exotic rosehip, cherry and smoked sandalwood aromas lead to a palate packed with rhubarb, cranberry, black tea and … Read More

Folding Hill Ballasalla Central Otago Pinot Noir 2013

June 12, 2015By Yvonne

Folding Hill Ballasalla Central Otago Pinot Noir 2013 $35 ★★★★ ‘Ballasalla’ is the name of the village on the Isle of Man where owner Tim Kerruish grew up.  It’s appropriate, as the wine has a ‘homely’ feel to it, immediately comforting and approachable.  Attractive red rose, red cherry, tea, black guava and bouquet garni herbs … Read More