2019 Dry River Pinot Noir, Martinborough

2019 Dry River Pinot Noir, Martinborough

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The colour is deep ruby red with a dark cherry-like core. Dense and intense aromatics are laced with a lifted perfume fragrance. The fruit shows cherry and blueberry pie with cassis, blackberries and tamarillo. More complex aromas show savoury characters like straw, graphite, char, dark chocolate, pencil shavings and even some herbs like thyme and sage. As a result, the wine is very seductive, with a degree of mystique and flair. A degree of intimacy is immediately apparent on the palate. The initial fruit sweetness makes way for supple tannins that draw outwards from the middle. This opens the centre up for the fruit weight to show and also broadens the mouthfeel, giving the wine an approachable appearance. The wine comes back together at the back via a gentle acidity in the form of cherries and tamarillo. All the time, the wine just wants to please.

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Great place to sample (and buy) different wines. The tasting events are very much worthwhile. The staff members are unfailingly friendly and polite and have lots of knowledge about the wines.

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Friendly staff. Look forward to coming again soon!

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We bought a beautiful rosé as suggested by the owner. Highly recommend a visit to this boutique wine shop.

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Amazing little tucked away bottle shop with a great selection of wine & friendly staff.

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