Artisan NOIR Pinot Noir

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Our Artisan Noir explores a different approach to Martinborough Pinot Noir. Unrestricted by tradition, we make this wine with a focus on minimal intervention, low sulphur additions, and without filtration. The resulting wine is fruit-driven with savoury and spicy notes.

The grapes are 100% grown in Martinborough, on the alluvial gravel terrace. 

CURRENT VINTAGE: 2019 NOIR Pinot Noir

100% Martinborough hand-harvested fruit has been open-top-fermented. Extended time on skins, barrel-aged, and bottled without filtration. Structure and texture sit perfectly with ripe fruit flavours and combine with intriguing complexity.

Wine Analysis

2019 NOIR Pinot Noir
  • Alcohol: 13.5%
  • Total acid: 4.9g/l
  • pH 3.54
  • Residual sugar <1.0g/l
  • Total dry extract 28.7g/L
  • Closure: Stelvin screw cap

Tasting Notes

2019 NOIR Pinot Noir Tasting Note

2018 NOIR Pinot Noir Tasting Note

2017 NOIR Pinot Noir Tasting Note

Accolades

93 Points: 2020 Vintage - Raymond Chan Wine Reviews | August 2021

 

92 Points: 2019 Vintage - James Suckling | January 2021

 

88 Points: 2019 Vintage - Jo Czerwinski | June 2021

 

87 Points: 2018 Vintage - Bob Campbell | February 2020

 

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Food Pairings

Food pairings include salmon, chicken, or pasta dishes.