B Vintners Black Bream Pinot Noir 2015
SKU: b-vint-pino-noir-2015

B Vintners Black Bream Pinot Noir 2015

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Category Red Wine
Region South Africa, Walker Bay
Brand B Vintners
Alcohol/vol 13%
This sumptuous Pinot Noir offers generous red and black fruit flavors, backed by fragrant cinnamon and clove spice. A thread of crushed oyster shell weaves through the palate, adding a distinct saline character and an appealing savoriness.
Wine Spectator
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This is gorgeous, with light cinnamon, black tea and powdered star anise notes inlaid into a streamlined and silky core of crushed cherry and raspberry fruit. The long, perfumy finish weaves like incense smoke in the air as a subtle minerality plays out. Drink now through 2021. 250 cases imported.

James Molesworth, December 31, 2016
Wine Advocate
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The 2015 Black Bream Pinot Noir comes from the same vineyard as the Fire Heath Chardonnay in Walker Bay. I found here that the aromatics do not possess quite the same definition as the Reservoir Road Pinot Noir, although there are black plum and raspberry coulis aromas. The palate is medium-bodied with grainy tannin, a little gruff at the moment with a touch of rigidness on the finish. Give it a year in bottle. I would be intrigued to taste the 2016, which apparently is very different in style.

Neal Martin, April 28, 2017