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Pegasus Bay Pinot Noir 750mL

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Lots of ripe strawberries with some citrus and cream. Some meat, too. It’s medium- to full-bodied with round, ripe tannins and a delicious, juicy finish. Drink or hold. Score – 96. (jamessuckling.com, Nov. 9, 2021)

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Pegasus Bay Pinot Noir is a highly regarded wine produced by Pegasus Bay Winery, located in the Waipara Valley of North Canterbury, New Zealand. Pegasus Bay is known for producing exceptional wines that reflect the unique terroir of their vineyards.

  • Origin: Pegasus Bay Winery is situated in the Waipara Valley, an emerging wine region in New Zealand known for its diverse microclimates. The winery’s commitment to quality and sustainability is reflected in their wines, including their Pinot Noir.
  • Flavor Profile: Pegasus Bay Pinot Noir is known for its complex flavor profile. It often showcases a mix of red fruit flavors like cherries and raspberries, along with darker fruit notes and sometimes hints of spice, earthiness, and floral elements. The wine’s character is often described as elegant and layered.
  • Terroir Influence: The unique combination of climate, soil types, and the vineyard’s location within the Waipara Valley contributes to the distinct characteristics of Pegasus Bay Pinot Noir. The region’s cool climate and limestone-rich soils can impart specific qualities to the grapes.
  • Winemaking: Pegasus Bay places emphasis on sustainable farming practices and minimal intervention winemaking. The winery’s commitment to quality and expression of terroir is reflected in their gentle approach to crafting their wines.
  • Food Pairing: Pegasus Bay Pinot Noir’s complexity and balance make it a versatile pairing wine. It pairs well with a range of dishes, including roasted meats, duck, mushroom-based dishes, and charcuterie.

Additional information

Weight 52 oz
Dimensions 10 × 10 × 30 cm
Size

750mL

ABV

14.5%

Country

New Zealand

Region

Waipara

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