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PINOT NOIR Vintage 2011

All fruit for this wine is sourced from Dallington Downs Estate. Dallington Downs Pinot Noir is made from handpicked grapes, allowed to cool prior to processing.  The wine displays firm and intensely concentrated bouquet of well ripened berry fruits, notes of spices and cedar and earthy chocolate nuances.  The fruit for this wine was aged for 18 months in French oak barrels.

AWARDS

18/20 - 4 STARS Raymond Chan, World Wine Writer/Expert Taster, Wellington.

“CONSUMERS CHOICE” TizWine.Com, Auckland.

SILVER AWARD - 2013 Canterbury Wine Awards (Food Match), (CWA), Christchurch.

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PINOT GRIS Vintage 2011

This single vineyard Pinot Gris was grown on Omihi Clays in the beautiful Waipara Valley.  The wine displays waxy notes, with nectarine, honey, spice and mandarin peel.  The palette has expressive mouth filling textures and shows good length, combined with a refreshing citrus finish.

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PINOT NOIR Vintage 2010

All fruit for this wine is grown at Dallington Downs Estate on Omihi clays in the Waipara Valley.  Our Pinot noir was hand harvested and carefully crafted by Theo Coles.  It has a vibrant berry aroma.  The fruit for this wine was aged for 18 months in French oak barrels.

AWARDS

GOLD MEDAL, 2012 International Wine Show, (IWS) Auckland.

BRONZE MEDAL, 2012 Canterbury Wine Awards (Food Match), (CWA), Christchurch.

BRONZE MEDAL, 2012 Amberley A&P Show, Amberley.

4 STARS & “CONSUMERS CHOICE” TizWine.Com, Auckland.

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