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$247.06* * Suggested retail price
Felton Road is an astonishing overnight success story. In just over 20 years Felton Road has become the global benchmark for New World pinot noir and has played a massive role in making Central Otago a new buzzword in the world of wine. Felton Road winemaker Blair Walter is an exceptional character, blessed equally with intellectual brilliance and extreme modesty. He is a captivating and insightful speaker, with the special ability to articulate complex ideas in such a way that they are made to...
- 97 Points -
This has a very attractive, pure core of ripe red and black cherries, adorned in gently spicy and sappy nuances. Youthful and full of promise. The palate has a smoothly carved core of ripe red cherries with powder-fine tannins that build in layers and hold a supple, strong and focused finish.See detailed press review
- 94 Points -
Deeper, denser and meatier than the other 2016s, the 2016 Block 3 Pinot Noir underwent similar élevage of 13 months in 35% new French oak. Plum, cola and earthy notes come across as slightly chunkier and more angular than the other wines, but the higher tannin levels should also support longer aging. This medium to full-bodied Pinot Noir is delicious now, but it should be even better in another 5 years' time.See detailed press review