Jancis Robinson – “2016 is a seriously delicious vintage for Burgundy” “Bad news Burgundy lovers, there is a shortage of Burgundy wine in this vintage” – So grab yourself a 6 pack or two. The wines from Anne Parent are a firm favourite with us and with a little bit of bottle age they are exceptional.
Young Pinot Noir can smell almost sweet, redolent with freshly crushed raspberries, cherries and redcurrants. When mature, the best wines develop a sensuous, silky mouth feel with the fruit flavours deepening and gamey "sous-bois" nuances emerging.
The New Zealand South Island region of Central Otago has developed an incredible reputation in recent years as a second home for Burgundian grape variety Pinot Noir - famously fickle, but in Otago producing wonderfully fruit-driven, silky, elegant and age-worthy wines.