Porters Martinborough Pinot Noir 2014

Pinot Noir from New Zealand - Wairarapa & Wellington
Review Date : 10-Oct-2017
Ruby-red colour with some depth and slight garnet hues, paler on edge. The nose is full and evenly expressed with bright dark-red cherry and berryfruit aromas and lifted red florals forming a finely concentrated core unfolding subtle nutty oak nuances. This has aromatic purity and beauty. Medium-full bodied, the palate ha an elegantly concentrated, rich and sweet heart of vibrant dark-red cherry and berryfruit, with integrated red floral notes, delicate herb and oak nuances. The mouthfeel is smooth and velvety in texture with the fruit richness supported by fine-grained tannin extraction and balanced acidity. The palate is beautifully balanced and carries to a sweet, sustained, red-fruited finish. This is an elegantly concentrated, rich and sweet-fruited Pinot Noir with fine, velvety textures, showing balance and beauty. Match with duck and pork dishes over the next 6 years. Fruit from the ‘House Block’ and ‘Old Block’, fermented partially with indigenous yeasts and 15% whole bunches to 13.5% alc., the wine aged over 14 months in 25% new oak. 18.5/20 Oct 2017 RRP $45.00

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