Wine Dog Point, Pinot Noir, 2011
Wine garnet color of medium intensity.
The wine has a rich, vibrant and fresh taste with a great balanced acidity and smooth tannins, light sweetness and intense notes of ripe red and black forest fruits, nuances of spices and long aftertaste.
The aroma of wine is revealed bright notes of wild berries (black raspberries and blueberries), cherries and ripe red fruit, hints of violets and subtle nuances of menthol, cinnamon and spicy oak.
Wine is recommended to bring to the braised pork, a dish of duck, red meat, mushroom pie.
Perfectly balanced, rich and powerful red dry Dog Point, Pinot Noir with bright fruit and berry aroma, flowery, spicy and woody nuances and rich smooth flavor with stunning tones of wild berries perfectly complement the meat dishes, mushroom pies and duck. The wine is aged for 18 months in French oak barrels. Vintage 2011 will be at its peak in the period from 2013 to 2018.
Winery Dog Point (in translation from English - "A Dog's Place") founded the James Healey and Ivan Sutherland, who stood at the origins of the New Zealand wine industry. Before that they worked for a long time in a certain sector Cloudy Bay. Dog Point Vineyards farms are located in the north of the South Island, one of the regions of Marlborough - Valley Wyre (Wyre Valley). Grapes grow on fatty silt loam soil with natural drainage. The basic approach used in the production of wine - non-interference in natural processes, gives wines exciting purity and strength, and prolonged contact with the wort lees gives the wine a firm structure.