Richmond Plains 2008 Nelson Blanc de Noir
Winery/Brand: Richmond Plains
Nose: Aromatic with citrus blossom, green pear and biscuit characters on the nose.
Palate: 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.
Vintage: Fruit was hand picked from 14 year old Pinot Noir vines on Scott Henry trellising. A hot, dry summer contributed to an early harvest with good quality fruit and excellent fruit flavours.
Wine Making: All fruit was whole bunch pressed to minimize skin contact and colour extraction and the juice cool fermented to preserve primary fruit characters. A hot, dry summer contributed to an early harvest with good fruit quality and flavours.
Acidity: 6.3 g/L
Residual sugar: 8.9 g/L
“A very pale, gold tinted shade of rose. Strawberries, nougat, manderian and caramel creames on display on an intriguingly subtle nose. A tasty, aperitiff style wine of good complexity, with lively initial splashes of manderin, cherry, strawberry and cream.” - David Stewart, Truewines.
|Region||Nelson, New Zealand|