Two Paddocks 2019 The Fusilier Pinot Noir (Central Otago)

Give this a moment of swirling in decanter or glass until it unravels. When it does, it's an ever-changing specimen. The first thing you notice is a toasted-almond character— a smoky, nutty vibe that grounds the vibrant strawberry and cherry fruit. Then you notice the dried flowers and spice aromas: violets, roses, ground pepper, even thyme and mint. The palate is lightweight, ethereal, but, again, tethered by fine, talc-like tannins before it has time to fly away. Like this producer's other wines, Fusilier—the passion project of actor Sam Neill—is entirely complete and ready to drink now, but could also cellar for another five to seven years. Christina Pickard

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