Nelson’s First XV Aromatic Wine Selection 2012

By Michael Cooper In Wine

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13th December, 2012
Nelson’s winegrowers are keen to promote their region as a source of exciting white wines made from riesling, gewürztraminer and pinot gris – often classed as “aromatic” grape varieties because of their enticingly scented bouquets. So two panels of viticulturists and winemakers, tasting blind, selected Nelson’s First XV Aromatic Wine Selection 2012. Missing from the First XV are some highly accomplished players on the Nelson scene – Brightwater, Greenhough, Neudorf and Woollaston. The First XV turns the spotlight on Waimea Estate (three wines), Rimu Grove (two) and Kahurangi ...

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