Type: Red Wine
Country: New Zealand
Region: Marlborough
Code: LAWS005
Low yielding vines and the clay soils of Marlborough's Southern Valleys has produced this excellent Pinot Noir, which displays lifted cherry and raspberry aromas, fragrant vanilla and mocha notes derived from maturation of a portion of the wine in a mixture of new and older Franch oak barriques.
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Lawson's Dry Hills

You won’t find a more dedicated bunch of people than the small team at Marlborough’s Lawson’s Dry Hills. From their humble, yet pioneering start over 20 years ago to the range of world-class wines they make today, their wine says it all. When you combine more than 20 years’ experience with an inquisitive spirit, the result is a perfect balance of knowledge and innovation. These two traits can be found in every bottle of Lawson’s Dry Hills wine – wonderful, top quality fruit from their carefully nurtured vineyards transformed into imminently drinkable wines using modern winemaking techniques.
Bright raspberry and cherry aromas and flavours, with subtle vanilla and cinnamon notes. The palate is supple and elegant with a light dusting of tannins.
A lovely match for new season rack of lamb with redcurrant sauce.
Traditional Burgundy methods of open top fermenters, with hand plunging and light French oak aging for 9 months.

Bronze Medal - Decanter World Wine Awards, 2014.

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