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Seresin - Leah Pinot Noir 2018 Seresin - Leah Pinot Noir 2018

Seresin - Leah Pinot Noir 2018

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Varietal:Pinot Noir

Unit Size:750ml

Alcohol Volume:13%


Country:New Zealand

Tasting Notes

A sublime introduction to Seresin Pinot Noir. Expressive ripe red berry fruit aromas dominate the nose, intermingling seamlessly with mature, earthy, savoury aromas. The palate is medium-bodied, yet focussed and defined by firm, dusty tannins that are derived from a rigorous selection of French oak barrels.

Technical Info



Organic Certification:Demeter - 151

Country of Origin:New Zealand

Serving Temperature:12-14°C

Drink By:2028

Wine Ageing:14 months ageing in seasoned French oak barrels.

Winemaking Style:Modern / low-intervention

Harvest:2018 will be remembered as being rather unusual for Marlborough, with a run of wet conditions following a period of warm weather. Low-yielding grapes were hand-picked.

Winemaking:The fruit was destemmed and cold soaked in a tank. The must was then warmed and fermented with wild yeast, with the caps hand-plunged daily during fermentation. The wine was left on skins for 4-5 weeks, then drained, lightly pressed and transferred to aged French oak barrels. The wine went through natural malolactic fermentation during the maturation, before it was bottled lightly filtered and unfined.

Viticulture:A large majority of the fruit comes from the clay-rich hillside of the Raupo Creek Vineyard, which is located in the Omaka Valley. A small portion comes from the Noa vineyard grown on Waimakariri alluvial soils, located in the Wairau Valley.

Food Pairing:Beef Bourguignon, Duck breast with cherry Sauce, Mushroom risotto, Roast Duck with orange Glaze, Grilled Salmon with dill Sauce, Coq au Vin, Beef Wellington, Lamb Tagine, Ratatouille, Seared Ahi Tuna.

Reviews and Accolades



The Wine Front - Gary Walsh

Bright red fruit, a little floral, also with some citrus zest and cedar. It’s medium-bodied, fresh, a cool feel to it, slightly sappy, but with a pleasing ‘mineral’ edge, some fine dusty/sandy tannin, and a some earthiness on a lively finish of solid length. Stylish. Good bones. I like it.


The Real Review - Bob Campbell MW

Light in colour but not lacking in power with savoury and stemmy characters occupying centre-stage while cherry, berry and violet flavours give support. A stylish pinot noir. Good food wine.

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Seresin Estate, located in Marlborough, New Zealand, is a winery that beautifully melds wine, art, and sustainability. Founded in 1992 by cinematographer Michael Seresin, the estate represents a harmonious blend of his passion for wine and the environment. Michael's background in filmmaking has added a unique creative touch to their winemaking process and the art featured on their labels. The estate's commitment to biodynamic and organic practices also reflects their dedication to preserving nature and promoting sustainable viticulture. Seresin's high-quality wines, which include Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and more, have consistently received acclaim, marking the winery as a standout producer in the world of New Zealand wines.

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