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2000 Pinot Noir Released to Retailers

11 October 2002

New Zealand Distribution Only (see list below)

Today we release the Two Paddocks Neill Pinot Noir 2000. Our proprietor, normally a man of few words, has been fulsome, nay garrulous, for his praise of this vintage, describing it as "voluptuous" and "delicious." Much effort and not a few tears have gone into the 2000 Pinot. Already a minute vintage even by our small standards, much inroads were made into the cellar by nameless top personnel and to our chagrin only 115 cases were available for distribution.

For the legions of Two Paddocks admirers overseas this, we fear, is the bad news. All of the above has been allocated to New Zealand outlets only. (See below.) The good news is that if you jump on a plane sooner, rather than later, the following are the places to score one of the world's great red wines. If this sounds like hyperbole, the proprietor is dictating this from the horizontal position on a threadbare rug left to him by an impoverished Neill ancestor. We trust that you will enjoy this wine as much as we have and that you will resist driving heavy machinery after even one glass. Drive safely, be kind to your...[the rest indistinguishable]

 

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