Corofin ‘Settlement Vineyard – East Slope’ Marlborough Pinot Noir 2014

Pinot Noir from New Zealand - Marlborough
Review Date : 20-Feb-2016
Light ruby-red colour with slight purple hues on the rim. The nose is elegantly concentrated with firm and tightly packed, intense aromas of dark red cherry fruit with raspberry elements, layered with whole bunch dark herb nuances. The whole bunch complexity is harmoniously integrated, and liquorice notes emerge in the glass. Medium-bodied and elegantly proportioned, the palate features bright, aromatic dark berry and cherry fruit flavours forming a firm and well-concentrated, slender core with subtly interwoven dark herb whole bunch perfumes. The fruit is lush and juicy, enlivened by bright, near-racy acidity. The wine is framed by very fine-grained, flowery tannins, and is carried by the acid energy to a vibrant, concentrated, lingering finish of dark red cherries. This is an elegantly concentrated dark-red fruited Pinot Noir with a fine texture and lively, vibrant mouthfeel. Match with duck and pork dishes over the next 5-6 years. Dijon fruit from the ‘Settlement’ vineyard, Omaka, indigenous yeast fermented with 45% whole clusters and ‘mini’ pump-overs but no punch-down to 13.0% alc., the wine on skins 23 days aged 14 months in 2-5 y.o. French oak. 18.0+/20 Feb 2016 RRP $48.00

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