Marlborough

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
  • the artistry behind NakedWines

    … is a superbly crafted articulation of Lake County and of the varietal. Truly, one of the best California Sauv-Blancs I’ve ever had; the bouquet has layers of small white flowers and summer gardens in bloom to balance the austerely elegant granite and slate mineral backbone. Enamel-peeling full lemon zest acid somehow seem perfectly balanced yet crave a New…

    a chef's journey to learn winein Pinot Noir Sauvignon Blanc- 6 readers -
  • 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…

    Wine Maven in Trainingin Pinot Noir- 2 readers -
  • Bird Big Barrel Pinot Noir 2012

    …), the normal oak barrels holds 31 gallons. The Pinot Noir is both fermented and aged in the same large barrel. They typically ferment a wine in one vessel for fermentation and transfer to another for aging. During fermentation they perform pump over, (most likely using gravity and not an electric pump to be as soft as possible and not bruise or disturb…

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  • 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…

  • 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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  • 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…

    Toledo Wines and Vinesin Sauvignon Blanc- 4 readers -
  • 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…

    CHEAP WINE FINDERin Sauvignon Blanc- 1 readers -
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