Brancott Pinot Noir 2005

Pinot Noir from Marlborough, New Zealand

Price: $16.79
Item No. 86837
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Winemaker's Notes

Color: Ruby red.

Aromas: Lifted blackberry and dark cherry aromas overlay spicy aromas from oak maturation.

Palate: Supple approach showing generous, dark cherry flavors, and silky tannins balanced with spicy oak. A hint of dry herb, savory complexity completes the palate.

Cellaring: A wine blended for early drinking, but will age gracefully over the next three years.

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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...

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Learn About Marlborough

(mahrl-bore-oh) Grass-fed Wines Sitting pretty on the northern tip of New Zealand's south island, Marlborough has become synonymous with New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. As well it should be - Marlborough is the primary region for those delicious, citrusy, summer-lovin' wines with vibrant acidity and pungent, grassy, grapefruit flavors. Sauvignon Blanc is the main grape here;...

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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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