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World Tour of Pinot Noir

Burgundy | South Australia | Marlborough 750 ml
  • Tastes like
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  • Cherry
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  • Chicken
  • Duck
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    Description:

    Another trio of reds you will definitely love! Three Pinot Noirs from three different regions all around the world, taking your palate on a world tour to France, New Zealand and Australia! Personally selected by our Sommelier Alex Cumming, this is a trio you will definitely get your friends talking about!


    1x 2017 Peter Yealands Pinot Noir, Marlborough, New Zealand

    The Peter Yealands Pinot Noir is a rich, silky wine with juicy ripe cherries and a lingering savoury finish. An ideal partner with lighter meat dishes like lamb fillet and fresh rosemary or tomato-based pasta recipes.
    Bronze Medal Winner at International Wine Challenge 2018.

    1x 2016 l'Atelier Bourgogne Pinot Noir, Burgundy, France

    Ruby red coloured starting to evolve, full of freshness with violet hints. The mouth is supple and charming with raspberry and cherry falvours together with a touch of liquorice and mint. Light wine with tender flavours of red fruits and violet. Medium bodied, it will charm anyone's palate.

    1x 2018 Pike & Joyce "Rapide" Pinot Noir, Adelaide Hills, South Australia

    Very attractive bright red and dark fruits with little interference from oak and maybe a hint of damp earth. Although typically elegant, the palate has a nice concentration of bright strawberry/cherry fruit displaying a sappy freshness, fine tannins and subtle oak that makes it very appealing. 
    Rated 93/100 from James Halliday. Silver Medal Winner at International Wine Challenge 2016.

    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

    Australia

    Wine is produced in every state, with more than 60 designated wine regions however Australia's wine regions are mainly in the southern, cooler parts of the country, with vineyards located in South Australia, New South Wales, Victoria, Western Australia, Tasmania and Queensland. The major grape varieties are predominantly Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Semillon, Pinot noir, Riesling, and Sauvignon blanc. Some of the more famous wine areas include Barossa Valley, Coonawarra, Clare Valley, Hunter Valley and Margret River.

    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

    France

    Practically all the most famous grape varieties used in the world's wines are French varieties, and wine is produced all throughout France. France is the second largest wine producer in the world after Italy. The wines produced range from expensive high-end wines sold internationally to more modest wines usually only seen within France. In many respects, French wines have more of a regional than a national identity, as evidenced by different grape varieties, production methods and different classification systems in the various regions. Some of the more famous wine regions in France include Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, Loire, Chablis and the Rhône valley.

    Region Description

    Marlborough

    The Marlborough Region, commonly known simply as Marlborough, is one of the regions of New Zealand, located in the northeast on the South Island. Marlborough can lay claim to starting the modern New Zealand wine industry. Here in the late 1970s, Marlborough produced Sauvignon blanc, among other varieties, which led to confidence that New Zealand could produce interesting wine. Today, the Marlborough wine region represents 62% of total vineyard area in the country. The king varietal here is Sauvignon blanc, closely followed by Pinot noir and Chardonnay. Sauvignon blanc from Marlborough offer unique aromas and flavors, which earns them much praise from wine lovers around the world.

    South Australian

    The South Australian wine industry is responsible for more than half the production of all Australian wine. South Australia has a vast diversity in geography and climate which allows the state to be able to produce a range of grape varieties-from the cool climate Riesling variety in the Clare Valley to the big, full bodied Shiraz wines of the Barossa Valley. Some of Australia's best-known wines like Penfolds Grange, Jacob's Creek, Yalumba and Henschke Hill of Grace are produced here, as well as many of Australia's mass-produced box wines.

    Burgundy

    Burgundy wine (French: Bourgogne or vin de Bourgogne) is wine made in the Burgundy region in eastern France. The most famous wines produced here—those commonly referred to as "Burgundies"—are dry red wines made from Pinot noir grapes and white wines made from Chardonnay grapes mostly grown in Chablis. Red and white wines are also made from other grape varieties, such as Gamay and Aligoté, respectively. Burgundy has a higher number of appellations d'origine contrôlée (AOCs) than any other French region, and is often seen as the most terroir-conscious of the French wine regions. The various Burgundy AOCs are classified from carefully delineated Grand Cru vineyards down to more non-specific regional appellations.