White Castle Pinot Noir Reserve 2019

A beautiful Welsh red!

This vintage gained 90 points and was awarded Silver at Decanter World Wine Awards 2022, and a Silver award at the 2022 International Wine Challenge, this is now the most award dressed bottle of wine White Castle have.

One to try if you like...Gorgeous, flavourful red wines

£32.99

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Estimated delivery by 18/08/2022

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Description

The much anticipated 2019 vintage of the White Castle Pinot Noir is here!

With the 2018 vintage winning best in show at the Decanter Awards in 2021, we are very excited about this wine!

On the nose this wine gives vanilla, red fruits and very light oak.

On the palette this wine gives bold flavours of blackberry with hints of smokey vanilla and well balanced tannins

Perfect with lamb or a cheese course.

Additional information

Weight 1 kg

Wine at a glance

  • Size: 75cl
  • Alc Vol: 11.5%
  • Vintage: 2019
  • Grape: Pinot Noir Precoce
  • Region: Wales

About the vineyard

White Castle Vineyard

Very passionate about what they do and always striving to be as good as they possibly can be, White Castle Vineyard feel very privileged to have a vineyard in Abergavenny.

White Castle Vineyard is a Welsh vineyard situated near the market towns of Abergavenny and Monmouth it is owned and run by Robb and Nicola Merchant.

Having purchased the 12 acre small holding in 1995 they converted the milking parlour into their home a year later, however it was 2008 before the dream of owning a vineyard become a reality, the 5 acre gently sloping, south facing field was purchased, soil tests were performed and vines ordered.

May 2009 saw the planting of 4000 vines, the varieties of vines planted were Pinot Noir, Regent, Rondo, Seyval Blanc & Phoenix, now there was no turning back, May 2010 saw a further planting of 800 vines this variety being Siegerrebe.
May 2019 marked their 10 year Anniversary since first planting and to mark this milestone they have planted a further 2000 vines these varieties are Pinot Noir and Cabernet Franc.

Robb & Nicola have attended Plumpton College East Sussex to study viticulture, this training giving them the skills needed to produce quality Welsh Wines.
We believe that quality wine making starts in the vineyard.

They have carefully selected varieties that they know will grow well in their soil and produce grapes of the highest possible quality in the micro climate of the vineyard.

The grapes are closely monitored, as they ripen they will be carefully hand harvested and selected, then immediately transported to the winery for pressing to ensure we retain all the freshness and fruity aromas intact.

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