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89 • Brancott 2009 Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough $13. Best Buy.
Pale golden silver color. Deep aromas of grapefruit compote, green pepper, and wet prairie grass follow through on a soft, silky entry to a dry-yet-fruity medium body with accents of melon and starfruit on the tangy lingering finish. Solid. (tasted on Jul-01-2010)
88 • Brancott 2009 Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough $12.99. Best Buy.
Pale silvery straw color. Vibrant aromas of grapefruit, green pepper and grass follow through on a round entry to a dryish medium body with very good intensity and a tangy, river stone accented fade. Very nice. (tasted on Jan-20-2010)
88 • Brancott 2008 Pinot Noir, South Island $13. Best Buy.
Deep ruby color. Aromas of baked berries, smoky grilled tomatoes, and baker's chocolate follow through on a crisp, round entry to a dryish medium body with baked apple, pepper, and spice notes on the lively, crunchy tannin finish. A nice table wine. (tasted on Jul-01-2010)
84 • Brancott 2008 Pinot Noir, South Island $12.99.|Find-a-Wine|
Bright ruby color. Aromas of cocoa, cranberries, and cedar follow through on a soft, round entry to a dry light-to-medium body with toasted nuts and cherry pit notes. Finishes in a tart, smoky earth and pomegranate cider accented fade with dusty tannins. (tasted on Jan-20-2010)