Marlborough (/ˈmɔːlbrə/ MAWL-brə) is a market town and civil parish in the English county of Wiltshire on the Old Bath Road, the old main road from London to Bath. It boasts the second widest high street in Britain, after Stockton-on-Tees. The town is on the river Kennet.
Posts about Marlborough
    • Big release, bigger wines

      Chicken and beef destined for tortillas As we creep deeper and deeper into late autumn days, with afternoons bereft of light and evenings full of chill, we begin to search for more than a pipkin of warmth. Wine can fill the void and it is no simple folderol that we seek. The bicameral brain on one lobe wants deep, earthy reds, dynamic and changeless, the other asks for bombs with damp fuses.

    • Fire Road Pinot Noir 2013

      The Fire Road Pinot Noir 2013 is sourced from several vineyards located in the Marlborough region, which is in the northeast corner of New Zealand’s South Island. Marlborough is best known for Sauvignon Blanc, just check the NZ Sauv Blanc section of your local wine shop and you will see Marlborough on virtually every bottle. Marlborough also produces first rate Pinot Noir, often at value prices.

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  • Pinot Noir Around the World

    … Mt Harlan Jensen Vineyard 1999, grown on one of the few limestone vineyards in California, which was planted in 1974. It was very much alive, with balsamic, stewed fruit and good tannin. Further north in Willamette Valley, Oregon, J.K. Carriere held the crowd favorite with the 2005 Shea Vineyard – a little funky on the nose but very Burgundian…

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  • Bird Big Barrel Pinot Noir 2012

    … The Bird Big Barrel Pinot Noir 2012 is sourced from the Dayvinleigh Vineyard on the Wairau River in Marlborough on New Zealand’s South Island. Steve Bird is the winemaker and he is the first to produce Pinot Noir with Vernou roll fermentation. He uses huge 238 gallon oak barrels (Tonnellerie Vernou is a French cooperage who make the barrels…

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  • Pintar 2011 Reserve Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough

    … New Zealand’s Marlborough region is tops for producing the racy style of Sauvignon Blanc we so enjoy. Pintar is a product of Cooper’s Creek winery and crafted from grapes sourced from seven different vineyards. The Green Dragon, my wife and expert on NZ Sauvignon Blanc, rates this wine highly as it offers a similar flavor profile to her…

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  • Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc 2014

    … The Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc 2014 is sourced from vineyards located in the Wairau Valley and the Awatere Valley inside the Marlborough region on the northeast corner of the South Island of New Zealand. The harvest took place in February of 2014 (this post was written October 2014), so this Sauv Blanc went from grapes on the vine to bottles…

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  • Spy Valley Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2011

    … “Beauty is for the artist something outside all orders of rank, because in beauty opposites are tamed; the highest sign of power, namely power over opposites; moreover, without tension: – that violence is no longer needed: that everything follows, obeys, so easily and so pleasantly – that is what delights the artist’s WILL TO POWER.” ― Friedrich…

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  • New Zealand, Sauvignon Blanc, Dashwood, Marlborough, 2013

    … New Zealand, Sauvignon Blanc, Dashwood, Marlborough, 2013 N/ 5 out of 10 on my cat aroma scale. Which would be nice for a whole lot of folks, but just a bit high for my personal preference. Gooseberries, honeysuckle, and sun bleached rocks are nice though. T/ Medium mouthfeel. She starts with a nice lime and honeysuckle tartness…

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