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Waimea Estates Pinot Noir

2017 | New Zealand | Tasmania 750 ml | 14.00 %
  • Tastes like
  • Smoky wood
  • Cherry
  • Strawberry
  • Good with
  • Lamb
  • Pork
  • Duck
  • Its also
  • Ecological
  • 90+
¥270
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    Description

    Waimea Estate is a family business and one of the leading producers in Nelson. It is renowned for its aromatic wines and has accumulated a great number of gold medals and trophies over the years. Their vineyards lie on rich, fertile, alluvial soil just a short distance from the shores of Tasman Bay in Nelson, which is regularly recorded as New Zealand’s sunniest spot. 
    An elegant nose of black cherry, rose petal, cranberry and subtle oak with hints of spice. A medium bodied wine with luscious dark cherry, blossom fruits, silky soft tannins, and a generous mouthfeel. An excellent partner to red meat and game dishes or mushroom flavoured sauces.
    Silver Medal Winner, rated 91/100 by Wine Orbit.  

    Variety Description

    Pinot Noir

    Pinot Noir grapes are grown around the world, mostly in the cooler regions, but the grape is chiefly associated with the Burgundy region of France. When young, wines made from Pinot noir tend to have red fruit aromas of cherries, raspberries and strawberries. As the wines age, Pinots have the potential to develop vegetal and "barnyard" aromas that can contribute to the complexity of the wine.

    Country Description

    New Zealand

    New Zealand wine is largely produced in ten major wine growing regions spanning from north to south Northland, Auckland, Waikato/Bay of Plenty, Gisborne, Hawke's Bay, Wellington, Nelson, Marlborough, Canterbury/Waipara and Central Otago. New Zealand red wines are typically made from a blend of varietals (Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and much less often Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Malbec), or Pinot noir. In white wines Chardonnay and Sauvignon blanc predominate in plantings and production. New Zealand is home to what many wine critics consider the world’s best Sauvignon blanc

    Region Description

    Nelson, Tasman Bay

    Tasmania is the 'Island State' of the 'Island Continent', and the most southerly state ofAustralia.Tasmania's location means that it is often overlooked and forgotten, and this is no less true when it comes to wine. The wine world is only just beginning to recognise the diversity of terroir on the island and although Tasmania has its own zonal GI (Geographical Indication), none of its regions has been recognised. Tasmania has a moderate maritime climate, cooled by prevailing westerly winds off the Southern Ocean, providing conditions free of extremes in temperature. The most popular grown grapes are Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris and Riesling.