Martinborough Vineyard produces some of the best Pinot in New Zealand, having made some of the first plantings there. An elegant and beguiling structure of tannin and fruit and a long, layered finish.
A finely balanced Pinot offering ripe red berry fruit underpinned by a fresh crunchiness and savoury notes.
A smooth, textured Pinot, boasting elegant notes of ripe cherry, strawberry and vanilla.
A superbly structured, deep, complex and involving Pinot, and a great benchmarker of the vintage.
Jancis Robinson MW said "It must be so frustrating for a producer such as James Kinglake of Begude [...] who knows that he makes truly fine Chardonnay and Pinot Noir...
Ripe red-fruit aromas with bitter black cherry, spice, cigar tobacco, mocha and vanilla. A ripe and textured palate of integrated tannins, red-fruit and spice with a fresh, weighty finish.
A lovely mix of red and black berry fruits with complexity from oak spice. Cracking, complex wine. Enjoy with pork loin and peach chutney or rabbit casserole.
A fine example of Pinot Noir at this price with plenty of soft ripe blackberry and raspberry fruit. A versatile and easy-drinking wine that goes well with grilled meats and ham, terrines and pâtes.