Graceful and fruit-filled Pinot Noir
Light ruby red in colour with subtle red fruit aromas of raspberry, cranberry and morello cherries. On the palate you get further flavours wild strawberries combined with warm cinnamon and nutmeg spices along with some dried herbal underbrush and smoke. A pleasant and an appealing framework of fresh fruit with balanced acidity and soft tannins.
- Gold Medal, International Wine Challenge (Awarded '20)
- 12 Months in oak
- Hand-harvested, sustainably produced
Food Pairing: Salmon w/ mushroom sauce, pancetta-wrapped turkey, dark chocolate mousse.
Cellaring: Now to 2024
STORY BEHIND THIS WINE
The Waipara region on New Zealand’s South Island is fast making a name for itself as a centre of excellence in winemaking. While much smaller in size relative to its northern neighbour Marlborough, the quality of its output has great wine connoisseurs sitting up and taking note. With a micro-climate that is drier than other wine-making regions as well as a distinctly long harvesting season, wines here have an identity all of their own. Pinot Noir works especially well here as evidenced by the list of awards to this producer’s credit.