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Blank Canvas Escaroth Pinot Noir 2018 750ml


Blank Canvas Escaroth Pinot Noir 2018 750ml

Awarded 96/100 Points - Cameron Douglas, Master Sommelier, May 2021
Awarded 94/100 Points & 4 Stars - Bob Campbell, Master of Wine, Real Review, Apr 2021

"A single vineyard expression presenting a complex, pure, intriguing and perfumed bouquet. Light red berry fruits, red apple skin and scents of place with aromas of fine silty clay and sand minerals then complexity from judicious use of oak with light brown kitchen spices followed by aromas of mild toasty barrel and savoury dried herb layer. Equally complex on the palate, tense and youthful with firm textures and velvet mouthfeel from tannins and acidity. Savoury with a core of fruit and flavours that reflect the bouquet. A fine wine with power and finesse, complexity and length. Best drinking from 2022 through 2030" Cameron Douglas, Master Sommelier, May 2021

The 2018 vintage is true to vineyard and vintage, producing a bewildering fragrance of peony and violets, red cherry and pomegranate overlaid with a smoky, flinty savouriness. It is a site that truly reflects vintage variation with this release displaying the perfume and delicacy of the year, whilst retaining its innate muscular tannin structure that ensures it will age even better than Keith Richards. The low-yielding, dry-farmed site gives intensity and enables the use of high degree of whole-bunch fermentation, adding further complexity and structure.

Alc: 13.3% 

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