25 top Christmas wines under £20: part 4

weekday wines december 2013, The Crater Rim Pinot Noir Bendigo Terrace Central Otago New Zealand 2011
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The Crater Rim, Pinot Noir, Bendigo Terrace, Central Otago, New Zealand 2011
17pts/20 (90/100pts)
This brand takes its name from the area’s volcanic landscape, and the fruit for this wine was sourced from a single low-cropping vineyard. Winemaker Theo Coles has made an elegant, fresh and vibrant Pinot with beautiful strawberry fragrance and fresh, structured tannins.
Price £18.95 Lea & Sandeman
Alc 14%