Pinot Noir, Brancott Estate, Marlborough 2017
Tasting Notes: This wine presents aromas of warm spicy oak, blackberries and truffles. Lively plum, cherry, and raspberry notes are balanced by a savoury core with hints of nutmeg. Velvety tannins and bright acidity structure the wine beautifully, for good length of palate and overall harmony.
Varietal: 100% Pinot Noir
Pairing: Ideal with duck dishes, creamy cheeses like Brie, barbecued meats with a hint of smoke, and mushroom or green herb based pasta dishes.
Nose - This light garnet coloured wine opens with bundles of red fruit, spice and vanilla aromas.
Palate - On the medium bodied palate, silky tannins and fresh acidity enhance the cranberry and redcurrant fruits. The wine finishes warm, with hints of spicy oak and vanillin.
Wines in the Brancott Estate range are considered the benchmark of New Zealand varietal winemaking and have an international reputation for quality and consistency. Each wine is crafted in a style that epitomises the unique character and flavour of the growing region. This Pinot Noir shows full fruit flavours, complexity and balance.