Richmond Plains Nelson Blanc de Noir (White Pinot Noir)

Nelson, New Zealand
Richmond Plains- 2015
Product Code
CNZ11
Grape: Pinot Noir
Size: 75cl
Alcohol: 13.5%
Drink now Suitable for vegans Screw Cap
3
Rating:
80% of 100
£14.50 // bottle // pack
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Nelson, New Zealand
Richmond Plains- 2015

Richmond Plains Blanc de Noir is an exciting, unique wine. Made 100% from Pinot Noir grapes in a white wine style. Its faint pink diamond colour hinting at its origins. Nicely chilled this wine is perfect as an apéritif or summertime drinking. On the nose the wine is very aromatic with citrus blossom, green pear and biscuit characteristics. The taste is full and fruity with attractive pear, baked apple, peaches and nectarine flavours. It has very attractive tropical and lime blossom characters with an exotic spicy finish.

Gold Medal - New Zealand Organic Wine Awards (2016 vintage)

Gold Medal - New Zealand Organic Wine Awards (2014 vintage)

4.5 Stars - Sam Kim, Wine Orbit, 'This is an attractive white wine, with a shade of pink, made from hand-picked pinot noir. The wine offers excellent freshness and juicy flavours of peach and citrus with lovely floral lift on the nose. It's flavoursome and lingering, and smooth to the finish.' (2014 vintage)

89 Points - The Wine Gang, 'Yes, that's right, it's a biodynamic white wine made from Pinot Noir (and why not? It's done very successfully in Champagne).  It exhibits a little mealy richness to the very juicy fruit, with the palate streaking through with intense and vivacious lime fruit, a hint of spice and a balanced, pure finish.' June 2016 (2014 vintage)

Richmond Plains

Richmond Plains winery is owned by Lars Jensen and his wife Samantha. Lars has been committed to enjoying and making great wines since he 'stole' a sip from his parent's glass as a child. His enthusiasm remains unabated 'every bottle, every vintage and every variety is a new discovery… making me eager for more'. The couple are thrilled to be taking on the wines of Richmond Plains and they believe that Nelson offers the perfect location for producing fantastic wines, being 'blessed with the longest number of sunshine hours in New Zealand… combined with free-draining soils of ancient river beds… perfect for producing vibrant fruit driven white wines and well-structured elegant red wines.'
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