Pinot Noir grapes produce silky smooth wines with ripe smooth tannins and juicy red fruit. This compilation brings together six spectacular Pinot Noirs from six different countries - 2 bottles of each. Each one has at least one award or medal to it's credit and the case is a treat for wine lovers, a real special Pick of the Perfect Pinot's!
2 x Zephyr Pinot Noir, Marlborough, New Zealand, 750ml
*** Decanter World Wine Awards Bronze Medal ***
Rich and vibrant with primary notes of cherry, currants and wonderfully grainy french oak. Juicy, textural tannins lead on to a succulent lingering finish. Aged in French Oak for 12 months.
2 x Cartlidge & Browne Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast, USA 750ml
*** Gold Medal San Francisco international Wine Competition ***
Bright flavors of cherry, raspberry and ripe tomato are balanced by a layer of earthy mushroom. Smooth and silky! Delicious with a variety of meats such as lamb, veal and venison and particularly splendid with salmon.
2 x Rocca Antica Pinot Nero (Noir), Abruzzo, Italy 750ml
*** Bronze Medal Decanter World Wine Awards ***
An exclusive to WineOnline.ie with only 100 cases made per annum. Spectacular example of Pinot Noir from a coastal location on the west coast of Italy, exemplifies the terroir beautifully.
2 x Calusari Pinot Noir, Tsibilsi, Romania 750ml
*** Commended Decanter World Wine Awards***
"The Calusari Pinot Noir 2012 (13% abv), from Romania, delivers a satisfying hit of exotically dark, distinctively pinot-ish fruit." Fiona Beckett, The Guardian
2 x Cuvee St Pierre, Languedoc, France, 750ml
***Bronze Concours des Grands Vins de France***
Aromas of cherry and coffee with subtly integrated toasted notes. Lovely fullness, appealing, silky tannins. Delectable and fruity with toasted notes and lovely power.
2 x Trapiche Oak Cask Reserve Pinot Noir, Mendoza, Argentina, 750ml
*** Silver Medal Los Angeles Wine And Spirits Competition ***
This is a classic style of Pinot Noir with juicy redcurrant fruit palate and a refreshing bite of acidity. Light tannins. A nice soft wine with a hint of vanilla on the finish.