Craggy Range Aroha Pinot Noir 2016
Beguiling aromatics of dark rose, ripe cherry, with a hint of freshly trampled dry pine needles. It unfolds seamlessly across the palate.
Craggy Range's Aroha is a vibrant Pinot Noir grown on elevated terrace slopes at the Te Muna Road vineyard in Martinborough, where an ancient dried river bed delivers perfect growing conditions.
It was aged in (30% new) French oak barriques for 9 months.
Aroha is a romantic word in the Maori language meaning 'love'.
Craggy Range is a family-owned winery, spectacularly situated in the shadow of Te Mata Peak in the premium Hawke's Bay winegrowing region of New Zealand. Craggy Range produces a portfolio of quality wines including the iconic Prestige, Family and Appellation collections, as well as Limited Editions from exceptional winery-owned vineyards in Hawkes Bay, Martinborough and Marlborough.
Delivers beguiling aromatics of dark rose, ripe cherry, with a hint of freshly trampled dry pine needles. It unfolds seamlessly across the palate with the dense core of ripe red fruits made to feel lithe by lovely acidity and complex fine tannins befitting of the growing maturity of Craggy Range's vines.