MARLBOROUGH PINOT NOIR
Fickle and demanding, this little number is a piece of work, but has turned into some
Dangerously good Marlborough Pinot Noir. – Jules
- 20th – 31st March 2020
- 100% Southern Valleys, Marlborough
- 100% Pinot Noir
- Alc. 13.75%,
- RS. 0.8 g/L,
- pH. 3.68,
- TA. 5.22 g/L
- Drink now or cellar for two years for optimum drinking.
- Cellar up to 5 years.
Food Match: Try it with a platter of seeded crackers and smoky eggplant dip or with smoky pulled pork sliders served with kimchi and slaw.
- Color: Bright ruby red
- Nose: A haunting perfume of old rose and violets, damson plums and cherries with a decent handful of oaky briar spice for good measure.
- Palate: Hot on the heels of the stonking 2019 vintage, the 2020 is a more refined drop – a subtle, nuanced palate of red plums, raspberries and cherries, a hint of cinnamon and some earthy spicy oak. Juicy acidity gives the wine a classy structure and length, supported by fine, polished, savory tannins