Pinot Noir Wellington Martinborough New Zealand
A sold backbone of Wharekauhau vineyard clones 115, 667, 777 and Abel, assembled with choice parcels East Base and Clouston vineyard clones 667, 777 and Abel. Fourteen months in a selection of seasoned and new French oak barriques, a portion of whole bunches are included in the ferments for complexity. Elegant and refined, its ethereal dark berry fruits, fragrant herbaceousness and bright red florals, yield to a magnificent palate of opaque strawberry complexities, country compote, stalkyness and cherry ripe, winegum and lip pursing frais de bois.
Available in cartons of six
Very dark ruby. Ripe dark red berry fruit entwined with black cherry, plum and spicy oak. Layers of liquorice, spices, soy sauce and herbs emerge from the core with aeration, the palate features rich, plush, ripe fruit flavours of dark red berries, black cherries and plums entwined with herbs, spices liquorice and pepper. The succulence of fruit is enhanced by discreet acidity, balanced by fine grained, supple tannin.