For an amazing price you can purchase both the Coravin Model Two Elite (usually retailing for +$600NZD) as well as our 2015 Pinot Noir in magnum. If you don't already have a Coravin, this is the perfect opportunity to secure one. With only 10 Coravin System's available, this offer is only for Coterie members. Please log into the Coterie members section to view this product. These bundles are for a RED Coravin with our Pinot Noir magnum.
The Coravin™ Model Two Elite is Coravin’s most intuitive wine system that gives you the freedom to pour and enjoy a glass of wine from any bottle at any time. Model Two Elite is the best-in-class tool that protects your wine from oxidation together with Coravin Argon Gas Capsule. Available in different colours. What's in the box? - Coravin Model Two Elite (Standard Needle included) - Two (2) Coravin™ Capsules (pressurized argon gas) - One (1) Coravin™ Standard Screw Cap - One (1) Coravin Large Screw Cap - Needle Clearing Tool - User Guide - One (1) year warranty.
Now onto the wine.
In its short life, the 2015 Pinot Noir has already experienced a magnificent evolution. Upon release four years ago we tasted a rich wine with deep fruit characters and strong, visible tannins, mainly upfront. These [fruit and tannins] have now greatly subsided and relaxed, revealing the complexity and multi layered facets of both the aromatics and texture. Since the density and intensity of fruit, combined with the amount of tannins and acidity we worked with in the winery were elevated, we opted for a higher new oak barrel regime to provide a balanced framework. This has paid off in the form of shredded, toasted coconut and chestnuts, with freshly bailed straw. A good synergy has formed between fruit and secondary characters which mainly stems from the amount of whole grape clusters used in the fermentation process. This is expressed by nougat and black currants, interacting with nettle tea and lifted aromas.
The palate is well structured with supple and silky tannins, which invite and nourish with a strong sense of umami. The subtle texture of the wine is not lost underneath the blanket of fresh, dark fruits. All components have their appropriate share which give a balanced mouthfeel, to match a very individual and outspoken character.
Thanks to the many fond challenges during the 2015 growing season, we have developed a special relationship with this Pinot noir and it is very rewarding to watch its development. You will find no problem cellaring this wine for a further five to seven years, or easily more, but it is an absolute pleasure to explore the intricacies and traits displayed right now. Enjoy!
*Magnum price includes shipping within NZ and to Australia
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