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Bascand Estate - Pinot Noir Marlborough 2014

Well-Structured Pinot
Bascand Estate - Pinot Noir Marlborough 2014

75cl Bottle £10.32
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Country of Origin

New Zealand

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Other Information

  • Food MatchRed Meats
  • Grape TypePinot Noir
  • Vintage2014

This Marlborough Pinot Noir is fresh and vibrant with soft tannins and good length.

It has intense primary fruit characters of blackberry and bramble on the nose with a smoky, earthy undertone on the palate.

This is a warm, vibrant, well-structured Pinot.

Fruit was destemmed into open top fermenters and cold soaked at 5 degrees centigrade for 7 days.

The must was hand plunged three times daily before inoculation with selected yeast. The ferment lasted 6 days after which the fermenters were capped and left to rest for 10 days before the wine was gently pressed directly to French oak barrels.

The wine is characterized by a purity of fruit aromas, ripe tannins and intelligent use of oak.

The wine was then racked onto fine lees.

The grapes were harvested between 12 - 17 April 2009.

Serve with New Zealand lamb with grilled vine ripened tomatoes.

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