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Date Printed: 9/18/2014
Brancott Reserve Pinot Noir 2007
Brancott Reserve Pinot Noir 2007
(search item no. 105909)
screw cap wine

Wine & Spirits rating: 91 points
PRICE ON 9/18/2014: $23.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2006 Wine & Spirits rating: 91 points
2002 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
1999 Wine Enthusiast rating: 88 points
1999 Wine Spectator rating: 85 points

Winemaker's Notes:

This Pinot Noir stands out for the fantastic value it delivers. With its strongly-flavored dark cherry and plum fruit, its velvet structure and its spice and savory complexity, it presents all the hallmarks of Marlborough Reserve Pinot Noir.

Garnet red in color, this wine exhibits ripe cherry and spice accentuated with rich plum and savory highlights. It has a rich, sweet approach displaying ripe dark berry fruits, subtle oak spice, velvety tannins and a long concentrated finish. Firm, yet fine tannin structure balance with concentration of flavour in this wine.

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About Brancott:

The Brancott Winery opened in 1977, making it one of the oldest wineries in Marlborough. From producing one of the world's first grape tipping tanks, the winery has stayed true to its pioneering herigate and embraced innovation. It was one of the first to commercially plant Sauvignon Blanc in Marlborough in 1973, at the top of New Zealand's South Island and has been heavily instrumental in developing the region as one of the foremost viticultural regions for Sauvignon Blanc world-wide. At present, Brancott Estate continues to lead with its innovative winemaking approach and passionate commitment to excellence under the stewardship of chief winemaker, Patrick Materman.