Richmond Plains Nelson Pinot Noir

Richmond Plains Nelson Pinot Noir

Nelson, New Zealand
Richmond Plains - 2013
Product Code: ENZ02
Grape: Pinot Noir
Size: 75cl
Alcohol: 13.5%

Richmond Plains Pinot Noir is made in an elegant, appealing style which can be enjoyed when young but will also benefit from a little cellaring allowing it to develop more complex characters. It has a dark cherry nose with chocolate and raspberry whilst the palate has earthy, forest fruits with cherry. The making of the wine was comparatively simple: The fruit was crushed and de-stemmed and transferred to open fermenters. After a period of cold maceration for 4 days the juice was inoculated for fermentation. Regular hand plunging over 10 days was carried out in the winery. Approximately 70% of...

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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.'

Customer Reviews

NZ meets burgundy Review by delaney
I really like this style of Pinot Noir, which has ripe fruit of the new world, but the savoury style of burgundy. perfect (Posted on 08/10/2015)
Pick of the Pinots Review by John - Vintage Roots Wine Advisor
This my personal favourite of all our 'New World' Pinot Noirs. It has a lovely savoury, earthy quality to it which makes it brilliant to match with food (I can particularly recommend having it with Christmas turkey!). Excellent value, too, for the quality. (Posted on 26/09/2014)

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