Burn CottageSauvage Vineyard Central Otago Pinot Noir 2019Product code: 14804
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Gifted with an exquisite palate, Burn Cottage Sauvage Vineyard Central Otago Pinot Noir is a true testament to New Zealand's world-renowned wine-growing prowess. Hailing from the picturesque slopes of Central Otago, this wine boasts an alluring bouquet of black cherry, raspberry compote, and a hint of herbaceous spiciness. The palate unfurls an elegant complexity of fine tannins, perfectly balanced acidity and layers of earthy undertones, making for an indulgent finish. A wine of consummate grace, it marvellously represents the perfect harmony between New World boldness and Old World subtlety.
Enticing aromas of spice and bright red and blue fruits accompany earth and herb tones. The palate shows wonderful elegance and focus, supported by a textural core, with fine lengthy tannins driving persistence.
About the Winery
Nestled amidst the splendid Southern Alps, in Central Otago, New Zealand, is a hidden gem, know as Burn Cottage. This prestigious winery has been making its mark within the world of viticulture since 2002. With meticulous attention to detail and an uncanny passion for winemaking, the estate has become synonymously distinguished with superb wine production.
Covering 24 hectares of serene, rolling hills, this hasn't always been your typical vineyard. Initially the land, which exhibits a rich viticulture perfect fir grape cultivation, was grazed by sheep and cattle. However the Sauvage family, who have extensive winemaking insight, saw its potential and bought the land, converting it into the impressive winery it is today.
At Burn Cottage, the approach to winemaking is rooted in tradition, with a keen focus on biodynamic principles. Procedures are carefully thought out, with every detail painstakingly scrutinised, to ensure top-quality wines. Their philosophy is one of respect for the earth and vine, working meticulously to strengthen and nourish the soil, aiming to leave it in a better condition than they found it.
The ethos has undeniably seen success. Their Pinot Noir, which is the speciality here, mirrors the passion and care that has been poured into it's making. With distinct notes of cherry, spice and earth, this robust yet balanced wine is testament to the effort taken to ensure the vine gets the best possible nutrition.
Burn Cottage's renowned reputation has been years in the making and it's clear to see that naturality is their winning formula. It's a place that believes in allowing the fruit to speak for itself in the bottle, a testament to the unique terroir of Central Otago. Burn Cottage may not be the biggest winery, yet it stands among the most noted and respected in the world. This is a place which tells a story through its wine,, encapsulating the heritage, tradition and ultimate dedication to quality.