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“Impressive density, weight, & length” Bob Campbell, MW

Savoury dark-red berry fruits entwined with soft earthy notes, along with nutty oak

Perfect match with duck, lamb, venison & veal dishes

Ma Maison Martinborough Pinot Noir 2016

Member rating / 4
Elsewhere $49.99 $43.47
Awarded 5 Stars Awarded 95/100 Points
Ma Maison Martinborough Pinot Noir 2016

Ma Maison Martinborough Pinot Noir 2016

Member rating / 4
Impressive density, weight and length
Elsewhere $49.99 $43.47


Awarded 95/100 Points & 5 Stars

Bob Campbell, Master of Wine, Real Review

Awarded 17/20 Points & 4 Stars

Raymond Chan, Apr 2018


“Impressively concentrated pinot noir, with ripe black doris plum, dark cherry, dried fruits, spice and oak flavours. Impressive density, weight and length. Although accessible now, it’s a wine with cellaring potential. Drink: 2018 to 2023” Bob Campbell, Master of Wine

"Garnet-red colour with a dark heart, lighter on the rim with a touch of bricking. The nose is soft and plush with open and accessible aromas of red berry and plum fruit entwined an amalgamated layering of herbs and spices. Medium-bodied, the palate is elegant in proportion with a sweet core of dark-red berry fruit along with liquorice and spice nuances, unveiling subtle herbal elements. The fruit is up-front and softly mouthfilling, and is supported by supple tannin extraction and structure. The acidity is fresh and balanced and adds to the energy. The flavours form an elegant core and lead to a long, lingering finish of spices and herbs. This is an up-front, sweet-fruited Pinot Noir with red berry, liquorice, spice and herb flavours on a supple palate. Match with Asian and Middle Eastern fare over the next 4 years. Clones 667, 777, 5, 115, 114, 10/5, Abel and 113, fermented with a small amount of whole bunches to 13.5% alc., the wine aged 9 months in 10% new oak" Raymond Chan, Apr 2018

The aromatics build in depth with aeration revealing some nutty oak. Medium-bodied, the palate has good depth and presence of savoury dark-red berry fruits entwined with dark herbs, soft earthy notes and red florals, along with nutty oak. The mouthfeel is fresh and lively with supple tannin extraction in support, and balanced, fresh, lacy acidity. The wine has positive linearity carried by the acidity, leading to lingering finish. This is a fresh, red berry fruited Pinot Noir with savoury earth, herb and nutty notes, supple tannins and a palate carried by the acidity.

Food Pairing: Enjoy on its own, or match with duck, lamb, venison and veal dishes.







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Richard - 15/08/2018

In storage in the wine cupboard nit tried it yet

Geoff - 20/07/2019


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