Ata Rangi Crimson Pinot Noir 2019
33,70 CHF - 34,70 CHF
46,27 CHF pro Liter
incl. statutory VAT excl. shipping costs
delivery time 1-2 Werktage
New design, same great quality. "One of the great-value pinot noirs of the world." declares Nick Stock, one of Australia's best known wine critics. 20 years ago Ata Rangi named this special Pinot Noir "Crimson" in support of Project Crimson, a charitable trust working to replant and preserve native red-flowering pohutukawa and rata trees throughout New Zealand.
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Ata Rangi Crimson Pinot Noir 2019
Reviews and Accolades
Bob Campbell, MW: 94/100. Ata Rangi's second-label pinot noir made from grapes grown on younger vines than their flagship wine. It is sporting a new label showing a stylised Pohutukawa flower. Seamless, stylish pinot noir with savoury, dried herb, spice, cherry, floral and violet flavours. Deliciously approachable now but should develop well, at least in the medium term.
Sam Kim, Wine Orbit: 94/100. Gorgeously styled and fragrant with dark cherry, olive, roasted nut and floral aromas with a hint of vanilla. The palate offers excellent fruit purity and velvety texture, combined with juicy fruit intensity backed by silky tannins, making it fabulously drinkable. At its best: now to 2029.
Nick Stock for James Suckling (JamesSuckling.com): 93/100. One of the best value wines on the planet, hands down! A very attractive Crimson with bright red cherries and perfume, as well as a sappy edge that adds further interest. Plenty of spice, too. The palate has a very supple and elegant feel with a plush and fresh core of spicy red cherries and plums. Bright, vibrant and gently creamy. Drink now.
Cameron Douglas MS: 93/100 (excellent). Youthful, vibrant, fresh and lively bouquet with aromas of cherries and plums, dried herbs and silty soil layers, a fine lees and wood spice aromatics. Overall - vibrant, youthful and high energy. On the palate - dry, youthful, plenty of texture from tannin and acidity, bright young red fruit flavours contrast the texture and a vibrant youthful mouthfeel overall. Best drinking from 2022 through 2028+.
This vintage has the intensity and structure that we love from Martinborough. Complex notes of rose petal, cherries and sandalwood entice aromatically while the flavours of cranberry, cinnamon and bergamot tea align with the soft savoury notes of tobacco to taste. This structure makes for a beautifully food-friendly Pinot Noir.
Winemaker Helen Masters explains: "Crimson is about accessibility. We'd like people to have the experience of a good Pinot Noir, explore the variety and Martinborough's unique impact on it."
Aromas and flavours:
Type: red wine
Alcohol: 13.5% vol
Residual sugar: 0 g/l
Bottle size: 0.75l
Notice: contains sulphites
Vineyard: Martinborough, New Zealand
Difference between Ata Rangi Pinot Noir and Ata Rangi Crimson Pinot Noir according to Ata Rangi: "Crimson is our selection of fruit from younger parcels of vines from our various vineyards on the Martinborough Terrace .
In their youth, vines tend to be more fruit expressive, gaining
more complexity with time. Now, Crimson is developing more depth of flavour, with a mix of vines aged from 5 to 20 years."
Winemaking: Fruit was hand-harvested with the majority
desteemed and 10% whole bunch fermented.
Indigenous yeast ferment took place in stainless steel
tanks before the wine was racked off into French oak
barrels and cellared for 10 months. As winemaker Helen Masters puts it: "The winemaking philosophy is the same as for our signature
Pinot Noir: no enzymes or yeasts are added, providing a hands -off, traditional approach which we feel more truly expresses the site."
Cellaring potential: 2025-27
Produced and bottled by: Ata Rangi Vineyard, PO Box 43, Martinborough 5741, New Zealand
The name Crimson was inspired by the work of the Charitable Conservation Trust known as PROJECT
CRIMSON. Founded in 1990, its aim is to plant and protect New Zealand's stunning and much-loved
red-flowering native Christmas trees, pohutukawa and rata. The idea for Crimson Pinot Noir evolved from owner Clive's approach to the trust in 2003 for advice and support in his quest to re-establish rata across the lower North Island.
A portion of proceeds from the sale of Crimson helps to fund the trust.
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