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2015 Blackenbrook Nelson Reserve Pinot Noir

2015 Blackenbrook Nelson Reserve Pinot Noir

4 Stars Michael Cooper
2015 Blackenbrook Nelson Reserve Pinot Noir
4 Stars Michael Cooper

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One of Nelson's best kept secrets: superbly made, single vineyard Pinot from the famous clay soils of Moutere. Typical Nelson it is lush, ripe and mellow with harmonious savoury notes and spicy oak. A rounded style that is warming and satisfying, delicious Moutere Pinot for a just-from-anywhere price.

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$29.99 in mixed 6+ or $33.99 per bottle

Overview

Grape

Pinot Noir

Its Origins

Quality wines start in the vineyard. It was with that clear vision that Daniel and Ursula Schwarzenbach moved to the top of the South Island in 1998 and searched for land for almost two years, before purchasing their 20ha block in Tasman on the scenic Coastal Highway. The gentle north-facing slope, the Moutere clay soils and the mild maritime climate were immediately appealing. In the winter of 2000 they grafted their own vines to plant the first 4ha of Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir in the following winter. Over the years they added Riesling, Gewürztraminer and the Italian red variety Montepulciano into the mix. Born in Switzerland but living in New Zealand since age 9, Daniel began his career as a medical chemist and microbiologist in NZ and the UK, before deciding that winemaking was the path he wanted to go down. He is committed to sustainable/organic winemaking, with very few additions/adjustments made to the wines themselves.

What The Critics Say

4 Stars Michael Cooper

"The 2015 vintage (4*) was estate-grown, hand-picked and matured for a year in French oak barriques (23 per cent new). Deeply coloured, it is mouthfilling and supple, with generous, very ripe plum, spice and slight liquorice flavours. Fruit-packed, with some savoury complexity, it's an unabashedly bold style of Pinot Noir, already enjoyable but well worth cellaring."

Stats & Food Matching

  • Variety

    Pinot Noir

  • Colour

    Red

  • Region

    Nelson

  • Closure

    Cap

  • Volume

    750ml

  • Alcohol

    14.00%

  • Maturity

    2016 - 2020

This Wine Goes Well With

with DUCK
with MILD CHEESE
with POULTRY

Taste

3

Delivery & Returns

We deliver throughout New Zealand and to some locations overseas. Our deliveries are made by trusted third party carriers. For further details on prices and delivery options please go to DELIVERY INFORMATION section of our site.

If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your order or you suspect that they may be affected by a quality issue, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will remedy the problem straight away. Contact us on 0800 422 767.

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