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2017 Neudorf Pinot Rose

2017 Neudorf Pinot Rose

91 Points Richard Caro
2017 Neudorf Pinot Rose
91 Points Richard Caro

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A delicious and in-demand Rose from Neudorf. Delicate and charming with effortless harmony and refreshment, this was made from low-cropping Pinot fruit from the Tom's block. Super-gentle pressing and light extraction was followed by wild yeast fermentation and a small portion softened in old oak. Organic and vegan with that palpable Neudorf sense of quality. Will sell out!

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$26.99 in mixed 6+ or $29.99 per bottle

Overview

Grape

Pinot Noir

Its Origins

Nelson is the sunniest viticultural region in New Zealand. Relatively isolated, it has never developed into large scale production but several wineries have established an excellent reputation for quality. Prime amongst these is Neudorf, created by pioneers Tim & Judy Finn back in the late 1970s. The winery buildings have developed steadily since 1980, and so has the reputation of this excellent producer specialising predominantly in chardonnay and pinot noir. Their flagship wines are designated by the subregion of Moutere.The Neudorf estate, lying on a mix of glacial outwash clay, now represents 12ha, though buys in fruit from a further 30ha (of managed vineyards). The viticulture is sustainable "lutte raisonnée" with organic practices being introduced since 2008. The wines are all made with minimal intervention; hand harvesting, wild yeast, low S02 and soft, supporting oak

What The Critics Say

Winemaker notes on current 2017 vintage

"It is not often we struggle writing tasting notes. This wine stumped us. We just wanted to drink it. Okay we said, focus - then slowly the team admitted to finding crushed cranberry, a hint of mandarin, a nuance of Lady Grey tea leaves (oil of Bergamot), someone mentioned fine talc, another whispered watermelon, still another saw hints of Aperol spritz. Pale rose petal colour with an enticing textural entry. The grapes were dry farmed from the organically managed lower slopes of Tom’s Block. Bunches were gently pressed on a Champagne cycle within an hour of being picked – so had very little skin contact."

Stats & Food Matching

  • Variety

    Pinot Noir

  • Colour

    Rosé

  • Region

    Nelson

  • Closure

    Cap

  • Volume

    750ml

  • Alcohol

    13.50%

This Wine Goes Well With

with CANAPES
with FISH
with PASTA

Taste

2

Delivery & Returns

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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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