Posts Tagged ‘Brancott’

2012 Brancott Estate Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand

Light straw color with glints of emerald. Unmistakably Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand, aromas of this white fairly burst from the glass, delivering gobs of white grapefruit, gooseberry, passionfruit, and sassy chili pepper. A sweet-tart juiciness… Read more


2011 Brancott Estate Pinot Noir, Marlborough, New Zealand

Translucent coral color with lightening at the rim. Moderate aromas of prickly red plum and cherry fruit, with green tea, earth, and cedar notes. It is initially light upon entry to the palate, then an earthy tannic grip shows up from mid-palate on…. Read more


2002 Brancott Reserve Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough

A wine that is sure to be controversial. Light straw color with a green tinge. A perfumed nose — is it musk? Soap? — along with jalapeno pepper, gooseberry, grapefruit, stone fruit and figs. There’s a nice crispness to the acidity, while the… Read more