Wine Express Home
Mud House 2014 Pinot Noir, Central Otago

Mud House 2014 Pinot Noir, Central Otago

Item Number: 17 81 125 14

Customer Rating Based on a scale of 1 to 5 glasses

New Zealandís Central Otago has become the most exciting new region for growing Pinot Noir and Mud House makes one of the best value Pinotís in the entire region. Grapes for this wine were sourced from Mud Houseís estate Claim 431 Vineyard in the Bendigo sub-region of Central Otago. Comprised of 10 Pinot Noir clones, spread across three different terraces, the vineyardís free draining loam soils over schist gravel make it a natural home for growing outstanding Pinot Noir. The huge day/night temperature variation, adds to the structure and concentration of the wine. The grapes were gently de-stemmed, allowing whole berries to remain intact. After a week-long cold soak, each parcel was fermented separately, with a combination of wild and cultured yeast. The batches were hand plunged to extract the vibrant color, flavor and delicate tannin structure. Lots were pressed separately to a mix of new and used French oak barrels or remained in tank. In the spring each parcel and tank was tasted and blended. 2014 was an outstanding vintage and this wine shows fragrant aromas of cherry and dried herbs complemented by scented oak and spice. Smooth on the palate with dark cherry and bramble flavors delivering a long finish with fine tannins and balanced acidity. A steal from Down Under!

Discuss This Wine in Real-Time


Customer Reviews Write a Review | About Our Ratings



Ask Us a Question

SHIPS FREE on 3+ Bottles - Details
Our Price: $19.95
Discounted Case
Price:
$215.40 - 10% off!
($17.95 per bottle)
Availability: IN STOCK 

Wine Gift Baskets | Pairings | Wine by Type | Wine by Varietal | Wine by Region | Top Brands | Samplers | Wine Clubs

Affiliate Program | Customer Service | Track Order | My Account | Help | View Cart | About Us | Customer Reviews

Copyright © 2015, Wine Express®
All Rights Reserved.