Mondillo Pinot Noir

95/100! Stunner!

Mondillo Pinot Noir

2014, Central Otago New Zealand
  • Single vineyard, boutique premium Central Otago producer of Pinot and Riesling
  • Powerful, silky, spicy Pinot - so impressive now but cellar for another six or seven years and be totally blown away!
  • FOUR 5-Star reviews already notched up, this stellar Pinot never disappoints!
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    Sheer class, there’s no other words for it!

    From a single vineyard, boutique Central Otago producer with the sole focus of making kick ass Pinot Noir and Riesling. This is a wine that over the years has won just about everything there is to win, been seen in very high places (try 35,000 feet) and slurped by the rich and famous! Served in international business class on Air NZ, served at the world famous French Laundry restaurant in the USA, chosen as a wine to showcase to international visitors during Rugby World Cup 2011, Prince William even knocked back a glass or two on a visit a few years back!

    With an already bulging trophy cabinet back at the winery, this 2014 vintage has got off to a flyer already with FOUR 5-Star reviews notched up:

    5 Stars (95/100) – Bob Campbell (MW)
    5 Stars – Michael Cooper (MW)
    5 Stars (95/100) – Sam Kim, Wine Orbit
    5 Stars – Raymond Chan

    Owned and operated by US born Domenic Mondillo, originally trained as a chef before moving to NZ in the 80s to start up his own wine label.

    With 11 months in French oak this is a powerful, silky, spicy Pinot that’s impressive right now but tuck it away for another six or seven years and be totally blown away!

    The Lowdown: 14.5% alc / 750ml / Screwcap
    Raymond Chan – 5 Stars
    Sam Kim – 5 Stars
    Michael Cooper 5 Stars
    NZIWS Silver
    Browse Wine | Red | Pinot Noir | 2014 | Mondillo

    Villa Maria The Attorney Pinot Noir
    The Real Review – Top Rank
    Bob Campbell MW – 5 Stars
    Michael Cooper 5 Stars


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