2012 Peregrine Pinot Noir
Central Otago, New Zealand

Consistently lovely. We will admit to bias having long ago tasted and enjoyed the entire Peregrine line when visiting the amazing winery located in Central Otago's Gibbston Valley. The Pinot tastes of dark cherries and plums with hints of spicy oak. The long finish has just the perfect tannic oomph.

91 WA; 93 JS

2012 Peregrine Pinot Noir


as part of a mixed case.

10+ bottles available.

8 bottles available for Same Day Shipping

Winemaker's Notes
"Chocolate and spice notes with ripe cherry, blackberry and violet aromas. Richly layered, concentrated berry flavors with elegance and purity."

Technical Notes
"100% Hand-harvested. Aged 10 months in French oak. 13.5% alc."
Wine Advocate
"91 pts ... Pale to medium ruby with a hint of purple, the 2012 Peregrine Pinot Noir offers tons of expressive red cherry and warm cranberry notes with hints of wild thyme, lavender, black soil and moss. Light to medium-bodied and finely crafted in the mouth, it gives just enough fruit for the grainy textured, solid foundation, finishing with very good persistence."

James Suckling
"93 pts ... A bright, vibrant nose here with a wealth of mixed ripe berries and plenty of fresh fragrances, too. There are also poached, pepper- dusted raspberries, which make this mouth-wateringly fresh. The palate has bright and crunchy mid-palate appeal with a handy tannin surge that builds savory grip through the finish. Very attractive wine."

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