Richmond Plains 2009 Nelson Blanc de Noir



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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.



The Story

Richmond Plains Blanc de Noir is an exciting unique wine. Made 100% from Pinot Noir grapes in a white wine style. Its faint pink diamond colour hinting at its origins. Nicely chilled this wine is perfect as an aperitif or summertime drinking.All Richmond Plains grapes are grown on our own vineyard. Both the growing of our grapes and winemaking are certified organic by BioGro New Zealand.

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.

Sulphur: This wine is made with minimal levels of sulphur/SO2/preservative 220.
Vegan: This wine is suitable for vegan diets.
Alcohol: 13%
Acidity: 6.3 g/L
Residual sugar: 9 g/L

"Made from Pinot Noir, this white wine displays a hint of pale salmon tinge, fresh aromas of floral, red cherry and orange zest. It's gently fruity on the palate with a touch of sweetness, rounded texture and well balanced acidity. A lovely refreshing wine. 86 Points **** Stars" - Sam Kim, Wine Orbit

The Specs

RegionNelson, New Zealand
GrapesPinot Noir
PackagingGlass Bottle