McArthur Ridge Brass Knocker Central Otago Pinot Noir 2020

December 19, 2021By Yvonne

McArthur Ridge Brass Knocker Central Otago Pinot Noir 2020 $21.50 Highly aromatic, heaving with bright tamarillo, wild cherry and redcurrant characters, it’s ultra-floral, spice-driven and youthfully fresh. The tannins are lithe, powdery and terrifically textural and it’s showing extensive, impressive length of flavour. Packed with flavour and personality, it’s gotta take a gong as one … Read More

McArthur Ridge Reserve Central Otago Pinot Noir 2020

December 6, 2021By Yvonne

McArthur Ridge Reserve Central Otago Pinot Noir 2020 $43 Perfumed with poached rhubarb and masses of red berries and cherries, this new ‘reserve’ is a smooth, spice-soaked, style with a core of bright, alluring, fleshy fruit that brilliantly saturates the senses. Have some on hand for when your sister-in-law shows up and asks how you’re … Read More

McArthur Ridge Southern Tor Central Otago Pinot Noir 2020

December 6, 2021By Yvonne

McArthur Ridge Southern Tor Central Otago Pinot Noir 2020 $29 This shiny new Southern belle shows fresh black tea and soft savoury notes and layers of wild berry and rhubarb, all combined with hints of saucy smoke, spices, tamarillo, cherry and boasts a vibrant, velvety finish. Central Otago’s sub-regions are carved from ancient glaciers that … Read More

McArthur Ridge Falls Dam Central Otago Pinot Gris 2020

December 6, 2021By Yvonne

McArthur Ridge Falls Dam Central Otago Pinot Gris 2020 $22 Bursting with apple blossom, lime and fresh pear pluckiness, this southern gris is ultra-refreshing, stacked with citrus and sprinkled with spice. Beautifully balanced and clean, it shows lovely minerality and a hint of leesy complexity on the finish. McArthur Ridge

McArthur Ridge Lilico Central Otago Rosé 2020

December 6, 2021By Yvonne

McArthur Ridge Lilico Central Otago Rosé 2020 $22 With a good chill on it, this negroni-pink pinot noir-based rosé offers buckets of bright florals, concentrated cherry, cranberry and red apple layers on the nose and palate. Juicy acidity and a dryish finish make it a good, summer afternoon sip for sure.

Brass Knocker Central Otago Pinot Noir 2021

December 6, 2021By Yvonne

Brass Knocker Central Otago Pinot Noir 2021 $20 From the team at McArthur Ridge comes a new vintage of what’s fast become known as one of New Zealand’s best value pinot noirs. Crafted from fruit grown in Alexandra, it bursts with classic earthy notes, black bean, red cherry and fresh-cut tamarillo characters. Made by the … Read More

McArthur Ridge Southern Tor Central Otago Pinot Noir 2019

July 11, 2020By Yvonne

McArthur Ridge Southern Tor Central Otago Pinot Noir 2019 $29 Shiny-new and showing a tonne of potential, this Central Otago-grown pinot noir has classic blueberry, rosehip and cherry aromatics and buckets of raspberry on the front palate.  It’s refreshing and young and the acidity is right up front, however it’s looking like it’ll morph into … Read More

McArthur Ridge Southern Tor Central Otago Pinot Noir 2018

July 11, 2020By Yvonne

McArthur Ridge Southern Tor Central Otago Pinot Noir 2018 $29 If you’re looking for cosy, cuddly, plump, plush pinot noir then you’ve come to the correct cul-de-sac my friend.  Built from Alexandra-grown grapes, this supple-structured wine shows cherry, smoked rhubarb and spice layers, a soft yet solid spine and a long, red-fruited finish. http://mcarthurridge.nz/shop/pinot-noir

McArthur Ridge Falls Dam Central Otago Pinot Gris 2019

June 18, 2020By Yvonne

McArthur Ridge Falls Dam Central Otago Pinot Gris 2019 $20 Classic Central Otago pinot gris here folks, all zesty pear and apple, and it nicely nunchucks you around the face with nashi pear, strudel spices, clean acidity and springy textures.  Lush, plush and perky to sip, it deserves to be chilled down and enjoyed with … Read More

McArthur Ridge Lilico Central Otago Pinot Rosé 2019

June 16, 2020By Yvonne

McArthur Ridge Lilico Central Otago Pinot Rosé 2019 $16.50 Scented with berry brioche and buckets of cherries, this Central Otago rosé roars with creamy cherry clafoutis flavours on the palate.  Hints of pink peppercorn and spice round out the finish of this crisp, full-bodied and frisky rosé. http://www.mcarthurridge.nz