Richmond Plains Pinot Noir 2013

Wine: Richmond Plains Pinot Noir 2013 Awarded: Silver (2014) Region: Nelson Notes: A bright, medium bodied Pinot Noir. Ripe cherry, raspberry and strawberry in aroma, and on the palate. Savoury notes in the form of mushroom and hints of herb create depth and complexity. Velvety fine grain tannins, and a long, sweet, ripe cherry finish. Drinks well now, […]

Woolaston Mahana 2012 Pinot Noir

Wine: Woolaston Mahana 2012 Pinot Noir Awarded: Elite Silver (2014) Region: Nelson Notes: A fantastic, full bodied, powerhouse of a Pinot Noir.  25% aged in new French oak for 18 months. Layered aroma’s of spiced plum, ripe currants and smooth oak. Presenting the palate with complex, yet well balanced flavours of dark ripe  black cherry, smooth grain to […]

Fancrest 2009 Pinot Noir

Wine: Fancrest 2009 Pinot Noir Awarded: Elite Gold (2014) Region: Waipara Valley, North Canterbury Notes: Fancrest held back a chunk of the 2009 vintage, which is now paying huge dividends. Taking an elite gold in the first ‘NZ Organic Wine Awards’ this well balanced medium bodied Pinot Noir makes a big splash. Aroma’s of subtle spice, light […]