Blackenbrook Pinot Blanc Nelson (2020)

The 2020 vintage (4.5*) is from second-crop vines, estate-grown and hand-picked at Tasman. Handled without oak, it is invitingly scented and mouthfilling, with vibrant peach, pear, lychee and spice flavours, a hint of apricot, excellent delicacy and depth, and an off-dry (9 grams/litre of residual sugar) finish. A powerful wine, it should be long-lived; best…