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Milcrest Estate Montepulciano 2013 750 Ml

MILCREST ESTATE MONTEPULCIANO - 2013 2014-04-28_11.23.25.jpg The 2013 vintage was a stuning vintage in New Zealand, a warm settled start ensured a fantastic fruit set and large yields. A long warm summer and cool nights ensured great flavour development and little disease pressure. Milcrest Estate is one of only A handful of producers of this Italian varietal, Montepulciano in New Zealand and the site is our Golden Hills site renowned for its fantastic reds as a result of the gentle North facing Moutere clay slope, wonderful aspect and unique micro-climate. This is the same non-irrigated site that we grow our famous Syrah, Merlot and Dolcetto. This wine is a complex structural wine, made from 100% Montepulciano. It is a soft tannined full bodied wine. Liquorice and plums are dominant on the nose and palate. This wine is a smooth soft easy to drink style, but it has wonderful concentration and will cellar well over the next 5 - 7 years. A great accompaniment to Pizza, Pasta or anything Italian. ACCOLADES: Top 12 Other Reds in NZ - Dish Magazine 2014. 90 Points, 4.5 Stars Sam Kim, Wine Orbit