Pencarrow Pinot Noir 2015 Martinborough
Fresh and fruity bouquet with a Pinot Noir stamp of red and darker cherry fruits, some red apple and mild oak intervention, mild complexity, youthful. On the palate – fresh, crunchy red cherry flavours with a hint of strawberry; fine tannins, medium+ acidity; lively, youthful and dry. Drink now – decanting recommended – through to 2024.
Palliser Estate Pinot Noir 2015 Martinborough
Complex and developing bouquet of Pinot with aromas and flavours of sweet red cherry and strawberry, some oak spices next with a mix of baking then bacon. Firm and youthful still with tense tannins and plenty of acidity. A quiet and lengthy finish – dry and warm. Still developing – best from 2018 through 2028.