Lawson's Dry Hills Pinot Noir 2001

Pinot Noir from New Zealand

Price: $21.99
Item No. 73778
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Winemaker's Notes

Sourced from the steep clay slopes of the Giles vineyard, this Pinot is grown without irrigation. The grapes were handpicked on the 25th of March at just over 24° Brix. Fermentation in open vats using traditional handplunging was followed by barrel maturation in new to four- year-old Barriques. Deep ruby in colour, this Pinot Noir balances rich black cherry flavours with a complex earthy palate structure, ripe tannins and a long firm finish.

Learn About Lawson's Dry Hills

Lawson's Dry Hills is a medium-sized Marlborough wine company committed to the production of premium Marlborough wines. The company was founded in 1992 by Ross and Barbara Lawson, when they decided to make wine themselves rather than on-selling the grapes that they had been growing since 1980. The wines have been received well, with many show successes. Recent vintages of Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Riesling, Gewürztraminer, and now Pinot Noir show excellent depth of fruit and complexity with a variety of winemaking techniques applied.

Learn About Other New Zealand

A few other New Zealand areas include the region of Auckland, high up on the North Island, Nelson, sitting to the west of Marlborough, and Canterbury, just under Waipara on the South Island. Most wines in New Zealand will come from a designated area and say so on the label. Notable Facts Auckland was one of the first wine growing regions of the country, but now produces...

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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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