LOWBURN FERRY NEWS NOVEMBER 2006
2005 PINOT NOIRS ARE NOW RELEASED
Lowburn Ferry 2005 wins International GOLD at AWC now available at only NZ$34.95 - limit 3 bottles per customer. It is extremely limited, so please place your order asap if you wish to try it.
Lowburn Ferry SKELETON CREEK 2005 available now only NZ$24.95 - excellent value
IMPORTERS DISTRIBUTERS WANTED - see below
Lowburn Ferry Vineyard in Central Otago has gained international recognition with its Lowburn Ferry Pinot Noir 2005, made by Carol Bunn, winning a gold medal at a prestigious wine show in Austria.
The results of the AWC Vienna 2006 International Wine Challenge were announced last week. The AWC Vienna 2006 is the second largest international wine competition with 5118 wines entered out of 29 nations over five continents, and together with London, Bordeaux, Verona and Brussels represents one of the world's most important wine trophies.
Lowburn Ferry Pinot Noir 2005 scored 91.6 points out of a possible 100 to earn the gold medal. Top score for the class was 92.7 points.
The success for Lowburn Ferry's second vintage from its "home block" vineyard follows recent accolades for the Lowburn Ferry Pinot Noir 2003, the only other release from the "home block," which won Champion Wine of the Show, Champion Red Wine and Champion Pinot Noir at the New Zealand Winegrowers Bragato Wine Awards in 2005.
Lowburn Ferry Pinot Noir 2005 is now being released to our newsletter subscriber list and previous purchasers. It is extremely limited, so please place your order asap if you wish to try it.
This wine is currently available almost exclusively through our secure online shop.
It can be ordered online on its own or with other wines from Central Otago through the Central Otago Wine Cellar www.lowburnferry.co.nz
Orders can be made by phone 0800 682469 (within New Zealand), or international +64-3-4450846 , or fax +64-3-4450840, or email email@example.com or use the form below
Trade enquiries are welcome
Lowburn Ferry Pinot Noir is distributed in the UK by Hellion Wines and in the USA by The Wine Company, Minnesota.
We are seeking importer/distribution partnerships in other regions including Australia, Asia, Europe. Please contact us if you are interested in working with us.
for more information go to http://www.lowburnferry.co.nz
Group tastings may be arranged by appointment
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enjoying our wine on the West Coast
thanks to Yvonne Rooney for this photo
Lowburn Ferry Pinot Noir 2005
Made from our "home block" in the Lowburn Valley. "Strong cedar/cigar box on the nose with focused red cherry and raspberry flavours and appealing peppery tannins. A supple and appealing Pinot Noir with a hint of oak-derived chocolate box character." Total score (out of 100 points) 93 Bob Campbell MW, Gold Medal AWC Vienna 2006 International Wine Show.
Lowburn Ferry "Skeleton Creek" Pinot Noir 2005
Our Skeleton Creek Pinot Noir 2005 is made from grapes sourced from vineyards in the Cromwell Basin. It is made in an earlier maturing style to our main label Lowburn Ferry which comes from our "home block" in the Lowburn Valley.
"Soft, fruity red with plenty of sweet oak. Moderately concentrated Pinot Noir with supple fruit. An easy-drinking wine with lots of class."Total score (out of 100 points) 88 – Bob Campbell MW
Bronze Medal, NZ International Wine Show
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Pinot Noir 2005