Central Otago ‘on same journey as Burgundy’

Central Otago ‘on same journey as Burgundy’

Central Otago is progressing ever closer towards a Burgundian model of wine production, according to one of the region’s most respected viticulturists. James Dicey, viticulturist for Mt Difficulty Wines and his own family Ceres Wines, said the region was on the “same journey of discovery” as Burgundy, with an increasing focus on individual vineyard parcels and vine clones for its Pinot Noir wines.
Speaking to the drinks business at New Zealand Wines’ Central Otago tasting in London, Dicey emphasised the importance of soil age on varietal expression in the region.

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