Pinot Noir `Block B` Schubert 2016 6 Bottle Case 75cl

 Equivalent to £33.33 a bottle

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Schubert Wines was established by Kai Schubert, a graduate from the Viticulture and Oenology University in Geisenheim, Germany. Working with eminent winemaker Erni Loosen of Bernkastel, Kai gained huge experience working in Europe, the US and South America. In 1998, he acquired a small established vineyard at Dakins Road, Martinborough. Predominantly focused on Pinot Noir, Kai has expanded plantings to include Merlot, Syrah and Cabernet Franc. Small quantities of white grapes are also planted and result in soft, fruit driven wines.
Tasting Notes
Located within the Wairarapa Valley of Martinborough, the region is cooler and drier than any other on the North Island, and like Marlborough across the Cook Strait, it is exposed to cold winds that funnel in from the southern ocean. Intense aromas of blackcurrant and cherry along with smole and tobacco notes. Aged in both old and new French oak barriques for 16 months, the wine is full bodied with rich and elegant textures.