Deep garnet red in color with aromas
of fragrant ripe cherry, spicy toast and
violet highlights overlying rich plum and
savory notes. The palate is characterized
by a sweet ripe plum and cherry fruit
with spicy complexity and a generous
mid palate. Firm yet fine tannin structure
balanced with concentration of flavor
yielding to a silky chocolate finish.
Showy, with a blast of raspberry and strawberry flavors, plus hints of mint and other herbal notes, against lively acidity and crisp tannins. Best from 2011 through 2015. 1,500 cases imported.
The Brancott Winery opened in 1977, making it one of the oldest wineries in Marlborough. From producing one of the world's first grape tipping tanks, the winery has stayed true to its pioneering herigate and embraced innovation. It was one of the first to commercially plant Sauvignon Blanc in Marlborough in 1973, at the top of New Zealand's South Island and has been heavily instrumental in developing the region as one of the... View More