Walnut Block Nutcracker Pinot Noir
Marlborough, New Zealand
Walnut Block Wines- 2015
Grape: Pinot Noir
Lovingly tended, high-density Pinot Noir vines yield high quality, hand-picked grapes originating from two terroirs, both Rapaura and the hillside slopes of Wairau in Marlborough. Fermented on wild yeasts and aged for 12 months in French barriques, this almost Burgundian style Pinot Noir offers an aromatic panoply of dark fruits (think damson plum and morello cherry) in tandem with beguiling floral tones. A sheen of classy oak spice adds further refinement. Deep, plush and sensuous this is a fine example of Marlborough Pinot Noir. Sufficient freshness on the finale ensures that the whole ensemble is beautifully balanced.