Wairau River Pinot Noir 2015

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Wairau River Pinot Noir 2015

Marlborough
Alicante Red | 14°

Ref : 477230

15.90 15, 90

Bottle 75 cL

i.e. 21.20 € / liter

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  • Keeping level Ready to drink
  • Service temperature 16°
  • Grapes Pinot Noir

Our food and wine pairings

  • Charcuterie
  • Red meats
  • Soft cheese

Our oenologists' opinion

Powerful bouquet

Its garnet color offers an open nose on the cherry and a peppermint tip. On the palate, this wine has a rich and concentrated attack. Finale on red berries au gratin and pepper.

Robe
Garnet

Features

Body ? The body is the way a wine feels inside the mouth. Several factors, such as the alcohol content and the presence of tannins, contribute to the feel of the wine.

Freshness ? The freshness of a wine is defined by its level of acidity. Unlike rounded wines, fresh wines are easy to drink, and are more lively. Acidity plays a necessary part in a wine's structure.

Aging ? All wines do not have the same aging potential. Some are supposed to be consumed at a young age while others must be kept for longer periods of time.

Tannins ? Coming from stems, grape pips and their storage barrels, the tannin gives structure to red wines only.

Do you know ?

Marlborough is the sunniest area of New Zealand, with nearly 2500 hours of sunshine a year.

Domain and appellation

  • Domaine Wairau River

    Wairau River Estate is a family property located Marlborough, Phil and Chris Rose were among the pioneers to plant vines, as early as 1978. It is one of the most recognized wine producing properties in New Zealand. The wines produced by the Domaine are elegant and have the characteristic expression of their New Zealand roots, especially the Marlborough terroir.

     

    • Terroir: Marlborough is located on the northeast coast of the South Island of New Zealand. It is the sunniest region of New Zealand with a maritime climate with long hot summers, cool nights and low rainfall.

       
    • Vinification: The grapes were harvested early in the morning to maintain their freshness and concentration. After a delicate destemming, a pre-fermentation cold maceration followed by a pigeage, by hand, during the fermentation, in order to delicately extract color and tannins. The wine was matured in French oak barrels for 10 months, before assembly and bottling at Domaine.
  • Main grape
    Pinot Noir

  • Grapes Pinot Noir
  • Grapes
    • Pinot Noir : 100%

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