Central Otago Wine Region

Wine tour that I signed up with thru Peter Pan.
Millhouse golf resort
Most sauv blanc in Marlborough region.
Central otago wine region – Chardonnay, Pinot noir (45th parallel like burgundy), Sauvignon blanc. Arrowtown very cute. 2 golf courses. One for New Zealand open.
Amisfield – sauv blanc, rose. Kate and Charles visited this winery.
Gibbston wine region
Cromwell basin (low lying) /bannockburn – 80% wine. Large cherry growers. Very dry desert.
Carrick – lunch. Certified organic – takes extra time. Dry Riesling. Good.
Mt Difficulty- largest winery in region. Pinot Gris. Medium sweet Riesling.
Remarkable wines – gibbston valley.
Riesling as ages has a kerosene/terpentine smell on nose. Gibbston Pinot noir.

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