“We grow our premium Two Paddocks Pinot Noir entirely on our four small vineyards in Central Otago. In some exceptional vintages, listening carefully, we realize that one of these sites may have something extraordinary to say in its own right. It is only then that we will make one of these very rare single vineyard wines.”
– Sam Neill, Proprietor
The Last Chance Pinot Noir 2019
The Last Chance is a beautifully sited two-hectare terrace perched in bright clear air above the Earnscleugh Valley, carefully planted with well-tended Burgundian clone pinot noir.
96 points – James Suckling.com
95 points – Cam Douglas MS
92 points – Rebecca Gibb MW, Vinous
The Fusilier Pinot Noir 2019
The Fusilier Vineyard is named in honour of Sam’s father, Major Dermot Neill, a soldier in the Royal Irish Fusilier Regiment for twenty years before returning home to Dunedin, New Zealand, where he ran the family Wine business.
97 points – Cam Douglas MS
95 points – James Suckling
94 points – Rebecca Gibb MW, Vinous
The Two Paddocks
Pinot Noir 2021
The flagship from Two Paddocks – an organically grown barrel selection from the estate properties. In 2021 this wine was produced from the four Neill family Central Otago vineyards. Elegance and finesse abound, holding the wine into a tightly knit package which will drink superbly in its youth, but will also reward those who choose to cellar it.
Dry Riesling 2019
‘Two Paddocks Riesling is an estate grown, single block selection made from fruit grown at Two Paddocks’ Red Bank Vineyard situated in the Earnscleugh district of Alexandra, Central Otago. As in the vineyard, this wine was hand crafted using traditional methods and bottles early to ensure all the integrity and vitality of the wine was preserved.’
95 points – Wine Orbit.
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