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Pinot Noir Cellaring Guide Matrix

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Pinot Noir (Bannockburn) Peaked Peaked Peaked Drink Drink Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink
Pinot Noir Block 3 Peaked Peaked Peaked Drink Drink Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink
Pinot Noir Block 5 Peaked Peaked Drink Drink Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink
Pinot Noir Calvert Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink
Pinot Noir Cornish Point Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink Hold & Drink

Cellaring Key:     Hold Hold     Hold & Drink Hold & Drink     Drink Drink     Peaked Peaked     Blank: not made

As our wines generally are approachable and enjoyable on release, we are able to label them as such on this guide. They will develop increased complexity with careful cellaring usually developing secondary characters from about 4-5 years old and tertiary ones at twice that age. We label wines as drink if we think they are nearing the end of their life (drink), or past best (peaked).