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Akarua Pinot Noir 2018

The complexity in Akarua ‘estate’ Pinot Noir comes from the vineyard. Each parcel is kept separate for fermentation and ageing and then all the barrels are tasted and assesed to create the final blend. Akarua Pinot Noir is a velvety, textural expression of all our Bannockburn parcels – from Cairnmuir Road and Felton Terraces. Violets, brambles, dark fruits and spice. Ten months in French oak, six months in bottle before release. ... read more

Akarua 2018 Pinot Noir

Volume: 750ml

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Akarua Pinot Noir 2018
"This has tremendous clarity of fruit and attractively placed spicy oak complexity. The palate delivers a smooth, crisp and focused feel with plenty of fruit flesh and red cherry flavour."
93 Points, James Suckling

Accolade History
Akarua Pinot Noir 2017
Six Nations WC 2019 Gold
Air NZ ‘Fine Wines List’ NZ 2019
Royal Easter Show WA NZ 2019 Gold
Sommelier WA UK 2019 Gold
International WC UK 2019 Gold
Sydney IWC 2018 Blue Gold Top 100
Cuisine NZ 2019 5 Stars

Akarua Pinot Noir 2016
Air NZ ‘Fine Wines List’ 2018
Air NZ WA 2017 Gold
Royal Easter Show WA 2018 Gold
NZ International WS 2017 Gold
IWC UK 2018 Gold

Akarua Pinot Noir 2015
NZ International WS 2016 Trophy, ‘Champion Pinot Noir’
Decanter WWA UK 2016 Gold
Sydney IWC 2016 Gold
Royal Easter Show WA 2016 Gold
Sommelier WA UK 2016 Gold