About Mohua 2017 Pinot Noir, Central Otago
The Mohua is a small colorful bird that can only be found in the pristine and majestic forests of New Zealand's South Island. Once abundant, they are now classified as an endangered species, survivin g in only remote areas. Mohua Wines is committed to helping ensure these stunning choristers flourish and regain their rightful place among New Zealand's unique fauna.
The Winery and its vineyards are located in the southernmost grape growing region in the world at latitude 45 South, inland Central Otago, the heart of New Zealand's South Island.
Grapes are sourced from three sub-regions-39% Bendigo, 50% Pisa, and 11% Gibbston -selected for the distinct characters each location brings to the wine. 100% hand harvested and 12 aged months in older French oak barrels.
This wine shows Bright floral and savory aromas. Rich and round with wild raspberry, black currant, and sweet spice flavors. A round, luscious and fruit forward Pinot Noir with lots of flavors and lovely soft tannins.