High-Scoring Pinots from Escarpment Just Arrived!
The “godfather” of New Zealand Pinot Noir Escarpment Winemaker Larry Mckenna has help the Martinborough region catch fire in the past few years. His theory of whole-cluster fermentation, and the fact that 2013 season was a early ripening year, 70 percent of the grapes were whole clusters. This process lead to outstanding pinots with intense aromatics.
Pinot’s in New Zealand
Until recently, the island nation was primarily known for its distinctive Sauvignon Blancs, but Pinot Noir has rapidly ascended to excellence, with regions Marlborough leading the way.