Charles Wiffen Marlborough Pinot Noir 2013

Pinot Noir from New Zealand - Marlborough
Review Date : 14-Dec-2017
Moderately dark, deep ruby-red colour with a lighter edge and a touch of garnet. The nose is elegant with bright and lively aromas of savoury dark-red cherry and berry fruit entwined with a soft layering of dried herbs, a little undergrowth, nutty oak and red florals. The aromatics form a tight, finely concentrated core. Medium-bodied. the palate has gently rich and concentrated, vibrant and juicy fruit flavours of savoury red cherry and berry fruit melded with a soft layer of dried herbs, game and undergrowth. The fruit is underlined by light, supple tannin extraction with fine, lacy acid drive. The favours builds in depth and linearity, and carry to a light, lingering finish of savoury red fruits and florals. This is an elegantly concentrated, supple Pinot Noir with savoury red fruits, notes of herbs and undergrowth, the wine beginning to develop secondary interest. Match with mushroom dishes and game bird over the next 4 years. Clone 10/5 and 667 fruit from the ’Charles Wiffen’ vineyards, destemmed and fermented to 13.8% alc., the wine aged 9 months in 28% new French oak. 17.5/20 Dec 2017 RRP $28.20 Disclaimer: This wine is distributed by ‘Wine2Trade’, the company under which ‘Raymond Chan Wine Reviews’ operates

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