Rockburn Pinot Noirs
Winery : Rockburn
Mixed Premium SIX pack contains 4 x 2017 Rockburn, 1 x 2016 The Art, 1 x 2017 Six Barrels Pinot Noirs
Winemaker Malcolm Rees-Francis joined Rockburn in 2005 ready for the 2006 vintage. The quality of that wine brought Rockburn to a wider and appreciative audience, and there's been no stopping since. As well as the beloved Rockburn Pinot, which has to be one of the best-value of all the Central Otago wines, premium Pinots - Six Barrels and The Art - have also joined the illustrious range.
2017 Rockburn Pinot Noir CHAMPION WINE OF SHOW | CHAMPION PINOT NOIR NZ International Wine Show 2019; 5***** 'Splendidly composed and harmonious' Sam Kim, Wine Orbit. 12% Gibbston Valley, 88% Parkburn fruit. Vineyard notes: ' The 2017 vintage yielded beautiful fruit from each of our sites... an expressive nose and deeply fruited palate displaying vibrant notes of red and black cherry, rich mocha and supple, silky tannins leading into a very long finish.'
2017 Rockburn Six Barrels Pinot Noir (value $76) ONLY AVAILABLE IN THE MIXED SIX: GOLD MEDAL NZ International Wine Show 2018. A barrel selection from a single vineyard - Gibbston Back Road Vineyard. Florals on the nose, with black cherry and delicate spice with cedar. Seamless tannin structure complemented by lively fruit. Ageing prospects up to ten years. GIFT BOXED branded wooden box
2016 Rockburn The Art Pinot Noir (value $76) ONLY AVAILABLE IN THE MIXED SIX: GOLD MEDAL NZ International Wine Show 2019; Bob Campbell MW 5 stars.This wine is Malcolm Rees-Francis' personal plaything, allowing him to choose special parcels of fruit from other areas in Central Otago. In this instance The Art 2017 Pinot is made from premium Bannockburn fruit, showing excellent physiological ripeness. This allowed for a generous inclusion of whole bunches in the ferment, adding spice and texture to the wine. GIFT BOXED handsome black box