Tiki ‘Single Vineyard’ Marlborough Pinot Noir 2014

Pinot Noir from New Zealand - Marlborough
Review Date : 31-Jul-2017
Light ruby-red colour with some depth, a little lighter on the rim. The nose is soft in expression, the fruit still bound and shy, but unfolding to show gentle red cherry fruit with light notes of fresh herbs, red florals and suggestions of nutty oak. Medium-full bodied, the palate has up-front and gently rich, mouthfilling flavours of red cherries and fresh herbs along with red floral elements. The fruit is supported by light, grainy tannin extraction, providing structure and body. The palate is enlivened by fresh acidity. As the wine flows, some nutty nuances emerge, and the wine leads to a moderately sustained finish of cherries, herbs and florals. This is a moderately rich, cherry-fruited Pinot Noir with floral and herb notes on a fresh, light-textured palate. Serve with tuna or salmon, with poultry and with antipasto over the next 3+ years. Fruit from the ‘Rewa’ vineyard, Upper Wairau Valley, destemmed and fermented with a portion of whole berries to 14.0% alc., the wine aged 12 months in French oak barriques. 17.5-/20 Aug 2017 RRP $24.00

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