Wine Brancott Estate, Pinot Noir, Marlborough
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Wine gentle light straw color with greenish highlights.
The wine has a rich fruity flavor with citrus notes, a nice crisp acidity and a soft finish.
The rich aroma of wine is dominated by bright citrus notes, dominated by pink grapefruit, complemented with light hints of pepper and freshly cut grass.
Wine is fine as an aperitif, goes well with all kinds of cheeses, especially Parmesan and goat cheese, seafood, fish dishes (especially of plaice and halibut) and dishes from the delicate poultry meat.
Brancott Estate, Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc - unusually bright and full-bodied wine, produced from grapes grown in the unique terroir of New Zealand's Marlborough region. Sauvignon Blanc is grown in vineyards located in the southern part of the Wairau Valley. Collection begins mid-March and ends - in mid-April. Fresh fruity wine owes much to the special vinification techniques. One of the main points of vinification - an extremely thorough and gentle spin fruits to produce clean, clear juice for fermentation, which takes place at low temperature in steel tanks.
Brancott Winery dates back to 1934, when the Yugoslav immigrant Ivan Jukic, who settled in New Zealand, pitched around Auckland a small vineyard. In 1944, the first wine, and in 1973 Montana company (so-called original winery Brancott) starts the development of the South Island were released. Marlborough Region, which later became the center of New Zealand wine, is located right here - on the north-eastern tip of the South Island. Its uniqueness is primarily due to the special climatic conditions: a broad valley through which flows deep river Wairau, in the north-west is protected from bad weather mountains of Richmond, and rests on the small hills in the southeast. Additionally, suitable for wine-making alternation of bright sunny days and cool dry nights, according to the wines of the region's natural acidity. Depending on the location, in Marlborough region is dominated by three types of soil: Young rocky soil in the north, the average age of the soil in the southern valley Avatere and mature soils with high clay content in the southern side of the Wairau Valley.
Truly innovative step winery Brancott began planting vines Sauvignon Blanc in Wairau Valley in 1975. Brancott Winery became the pioneer in the introduction of this variety in the wine industry in New Zealand, changing it once and for all. In 1977 he was released on the main line of the winery Brancott led by had won worldwide recognition of Sauvignon Blanc wine. From that moment began an unprecedented growth of the company, which has become the largest manufacturer and exporter of New Zealand wines, as well as the owner of the prestigious titles. It should be noted that this success is forever secured the country a place of honor on the world wine map.
Currently, the brand "Brancott" owned by the French giant Pernod Ricard, the owner of brands of whiskey Jameson and Chivas Regal, Olmeca tequila, cognac Martell and Bisquit, gin-site Beefeater, wine Campo Viejo, Perrier Jouet champagne and other brands.