Pinot Noir Wellington Martinborough New Zealand
There's a seam of clay soils which thread their way across the predominantly alluvial gravels of Martinborough Terrace. McCrone is planted to the distinctly cooler climes on this unique vein, stimulating the vines to concentrate flavours and line the lucky grapes with velvety satin tannins. McCrone Pinot Noir is set somewhat apart from the enduring Ata Rangi style, defined by a lively cast of fruit characters and invigorating flow of energy which flows along the length of palate, its elegance and structure make for a mesmerising, engaging wine.
Deep purple colour. A more floral and elegant expression, dark cherry melds with bright, lifted red fruit aromas and hints of spice. Baked raspberries, star of anise and exotic spice, cinnamon and cardamom, old fashioned violets and a touch of rose. Vibrant, a sinuous, savoury spine of tannin that spreads out to a long, silky finish. Consider decanting an hour or two before service.