Escarpment Pinot Noirs
Winery : Escarpment
The Escarpment vineyards are planted on the famous Martinborough terrace of alluvial gravels, overlooked by the Aorangi Ranges, the hills made famous by Kupe the great Polynesian voyager who discovered New Zealand, according to Maori legend.
Due to limitations of stock, we can only sell these wines as part of the MIXED SIX PACK which contains the following -
1 x 2017 Escarpment Pinot Noir: This is the Escarpment style in a nutshell - perfume, elegant fruit, soft and ripe tannins, creating the characteristic volume and texture in the mouth.
1 x 2016 Kiwa Pinot Noir
1 x 2018 Kiwa Pinot Noir
The Kiwa block is 31 years old. The deep alluvial gravels result in a savoury, spicy, complex wine. Unfiltered.
1 x 2016 Te Rehua Pinot Noir
1 x 2018 Te Rehua Pinot Noir
Te Rehua block is 26 years old. Deep alluvial gravels, mix of clones and a sheltered location combine to create a pinot of depth. Black cherry plum fruit, texture and complexity.
1 x 2018 Kupe Pinot Noir: The Kupe block on Te Muna Road was planted in 1999 with a very close spacing of vines. It exhibits classic Te Muna Road perfume with florals overlaid with oaky elements. Ripe but fresh fruit flavours with soft tannins.