Nepenthe Pinot Noir 2002

Pinot Noir from Australia

Price: $22.99 $17.99
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Item No. 81916
  • RP87

Winemaker's Notes

This wine is youthful and will benefit from time to integrate, but has excellent building blocks, which are: crimson color; intense fragrant fruit reminiscent of cherries and many spices, and a hint of herbal complexity. The palate is mouth-filling with early fruit that lingers and echoes, along with firm dry tannins. Time in a bottle will bring grater richness and flesh to this wine, which will develop around the bones along with a wider variety of flavors joining the beautiful fruit.

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Nepenthe: described by Homer in The Odyssey as an Egyptian herbal drink so powerful that it eases grief and banishes sorrow from the mind. Up here in the cool heights of the Adelaide Hills, Nepenthe produces some soul reposing potions of their own: uncompromising wines of outstanding quality and internationally recognised distinction. Wines that, strangely enough, have been...

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With a landmass the size of the US, Australia has just as many appellations. Many wines are simply labeled from their state of origin. Some of these are the most popular: New South Wales - home to Sydney and other tourist destinations, New South Wales has a smaller focused wine growing region, but many wines are a blend of these smaller appellations and so are deemed New...

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Learn About Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir(PEE-noh nwahr) Pinot Noir is a finicky grape. It only grows in the right climate, with the right soils and the right care. Perhaps because it is so difficult is why it is so loved. Pinot Noir hails from Burgundy, a region known for crafting the most collectible and sought-after wines from this varietal. Not only does Pinot reign in Burgundy, it is also...

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