Two Paddocks - New Zealand - Central Otago

The Fusilier - 2019

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Grape Variety : Pinot Noir  
Caract. : Dry Red Wine  
Price : 84.50$
SAQ Code :  
Inventory : Cellier Collection  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 13.5% 
Bottles/Crate : 6 
Certification : Organic  

Tasting :

Wild spice, violet, red fruits and some brooding bunch aromatics. Flowing on to a rich textural palate that shows great poise, elegance and density.

Wine Pairing :

White meat also duck and venison

Winemaking :

  • Variety : Pinot Noir (Fusilier Bannockburn) 100 %
  • Age of vines : 20-22 years
  • Type of soil : Waenga - Loam and Schist gravel mix
  • Irrigation : Drip irrigation when required on soil moisture
  • Harvest : Manual
  • Fermentation : 60% wooden cast, 40% stainless steel cast. 8 days PRE fermentation at 8 degrees Celsius, 9 days ferment to 33 degrees Celsius, 8 days post ferment 22-30 Celsius = 25 days.
  • Maturation : French oak barrel (new to 3 years) for 10 months. Aging with wine lees - Malolactic fermentation - Aged in bottle for 18 to 20 months
  • Type of yeast : Indigenous
  • Fining : Filtered - Egg white
  • Cellar : 13 years
  • Decanting : No

See the Press Review


Vintage 2019

  • Wine Spectator : 91 pts.
  • Wine Enthusiast : 95 pts.

Vintage 2018

  • James Suckling 2018 : 96 pts.

Vintage 2017

  • James Suckling 2018 : 96 pts.
  • Wine Advocate -R.Parker : 93 pts.

Vintage 2016

  • James Suckling 2018 : 96 pts.
  • Wine Advocate -R.Parker : 94 + pts.
  • Wine Spectator: 92 pts.
  • Jancis Robinson 16+/20 pts.

Vintage 2015

  • Wine Advocate -R.Parker : 92 pts.
  • Wine Spectator: 95 pts.

Vintage 2014

  • James Suckling 2016 : 94 pts.
  • Wine Advocate -R.Parker : 94 pts.

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