Rapaura SpringsMarlborough Reserve Pinot Noir 2021Product code: 16644
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Rapaura Springs Marlborough Reserve Pinot Noir is a notably elegant wine hailing from New Zealand. Possessing a vibrant ruby hue, it boasts a cherries and spice aroma that is splendidly intertwined with subtle oak whispers. The richly flavoured palate suggests juicy cherries and raspberries, balanced with an intriguing minerality, delicate smokiness, and silky tannins. Aged in French oak, its finish impresses with its lingering richness. Acclaimed for its balance and depth, Rapaura Springs Marlborough Reserve Pinot Noir makes for a delightful accompaniment to a range of meals, making any dining experience even more enjoyable.
Dark cherry and blackcurrant fruits are complimented with complexing mushroom and black olive tapenade flavours. The palate is rich with combined dark and red berry fruits, blueberries and cassis. Finely poised and silky tannins.
About the Winery
Nestled deep within Marlborough's breathtaking landscape, Rapaura Springs winery is a beacon of viticultural excellence. It exemplifies a blend of traditional techniques and innovative methods, resulting in sumptuous wines that encapsulate the essence of their pristine surroundings.
Rapaura Springs boasts a rich lineage steeped in winemaking tradition. Its story begins with its founding family, whose deep-rooted appreciation for the region's high-quality grapes inspired them to build a winery. Since then, Rapaura Springs' reputation as a purveyor of superior wines has grown exponentially. Its offerings, particularly its Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir, have been applauded by critics and patrons alike for their distinctive flavours and remarkable consistency.
Perhaps the defining feature of Rapaura Springs, apart from its stellar wines, is its commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainability, The winery utilises naturally occurring spring water, originating from the nearby Wairau River. This water, along with rich, fertile soil and an optimal climate, provides Rapaura Springs with the ideal conditions for growing and nurturing their grape varieties.
The winery offers an immersive experience for patrons, with guided tours of their sprawling vineyards and splendid facilities. Visitors can sample their exclusive range of wines, whilst learning about the unique processes that contribute to each bottle's distinct character. It’s a chance for wine enthusiasts to delve deeper into the world of winemaking and acquire a true appreciation of the mastery involved in crafting high-quality wines.
The picturesque setting, state-of-the-art facilities and commitment to quality make Rapaura Springs distinct. However, it is their overarching philosophy - to respect and preserve the land while creating truly exceptional wines - that sets them apart in the competitive world of winemaking.
Clearly, Rapaura Springs is not just a winery; it is the living embodiment of a deep reverence for nature and an unyielding dedication to the art of winemaking.-