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Quartz Reef Pinot Noir Central Otago 2006

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Ripe, with silky depth to the cherry pie, wild berry, dried …

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Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

May 15, 2008

Summary

Primary Grape

Pinot Noir

This popular red grape originated in Burgundy but has spread across the New World. Like its white Burgundian counterpart Chardonnay, Pinot Noir is early-budding, early-ripening and thin-skinned. The sites where it tends to thrive can experience tough growing conditions, which lead to more rigorous fruit selection and lower yields. This is one of the reasons that high-quality Pinot Noir often carries a higher price tag than other wines.

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Quartz Reef Pinot Noir Central Otago 2006

Ripe, with silky depth to the cherry pie, wild berry, dried …

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Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

May 15, 2008

Primary Grape

Pinot Noir

This popular red grape originated in Burgundy but has spread across the New World. Like its white Burgundian counterpart Chardonnay, Pinot Noir is early-budding, early-ripening and thin-skinned. The sites where it tends to thrive can experience tough growing conditions, which lead to more rigorous fruit selection and lower yields. This is one of the reasons that high-quality Pinot Noir often carries a higher price tag than other wines.

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