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 drinking 2022+.

Details

Type: White Wines
Variety: Pinot Blanc
Vintage: 2020
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★✰ – 4.5 Stars
Price: $28 NZD
Sweetness: MED/DRY
Value for Money: AV

Buyer’s Guide Edition: 2021

When to drink: 2022

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