Ripe light red fruits bouquet with a gentle white smoke layer, dry stoner mineral note and moderate use of oak scents.On the palate - dry, fresh, crisp, firm and fruity with cherry and cranberry fruit flavors, medium+ acidity, medium fine tannins and moderate oak texture and flavor. Light+ -bodied with a balanced finish.
Ara Select Block Limited Release K54 Pinot Noir 2012 Marlborough
Bold and broody with lots of red fruit aromas heavily laced with the scents of new French barrel - brown spices and smoky oak tones. On the palate - dry, fruity and woody with lots of flavor action on the palate, texture too with fine to medium tannins,vanilla and brown spice flavors and a return of a light smokey oak layer. Balanced and well made in a youthful and oak centred expression.
Ara Select Block Limited Release M62 Pinot Noir 2012 Marlborough
Bold and quite broody with plenty of red fruits in the aromas gentled laced with a light floral note adding some charm and complexity to the bouquet; while the oak is quite noticeable it is well in harmony with the rest of the bouquet components. On the palate - dry and fruity with plenty of Marlborough red cherry and plum flavors, a dry stone mineral layer and a touch of cherry blossom; fine to medium tannins, sweet oak; medium+ acidity and a longish finish; well made.