BLANK CANVAS Pinot Noir, Escaroth - Marlborough 2017 Bottle - SUS/VEG
Red Still Wine | New Zealand | South, Marlborough | 75cl
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Closure Type: Screwcap
Country: New Zealand
Region: South, Marlborough
Wine Style: Medium Bodied
Grape: Pinot Noir
Matt Thomson has worked over forty vintages in numerous wine regions around the world, and has worked with David Gleave since 1994. He is involved with many of the wines in our portfolio, primarily as a consultant. "Blank Canvas represents my story as a winemaker. It is an endeavour that is entirely my own expression of winemaking, is from my own funding, and is exclusively my risk." The 'Blank Canvas' is the vineyard and the variety, the winery the brush and palette (no pun intended) at the winemaker's disposal, all the while defined by the scientific grounding Matt laid at university and has built upon over the past 23 years. TASTING: A heady fragrance of peony and violets, red cherry and pomegranate, overlaid with a smoky, earthy savouriness. The character reflects the perfume and delicacy of the vintage, whilst retaining its innate muscular tannin structure that ensures it will age very well. The palate shows great intensity, complexity and structure.