Churton Natural State Marlborough Pinot Noir 2019

August 31, 2020By Yvonne

Churton Natural State Marlborough Pinot Noir 2019 $27 Certified organic and biodynamically-grown, this pinot noir is a lightly-styled, floral-forward and fruit saturated pinot noir that’s heaving with bright raspberry and strawberry and lashings of dried herb notes.  Only in oak for three months, it’s a fresh, lush, aromatic example with smooth, fabulously feral complexity on … Read More

Churton The Abyss Marlborough Pinot Noir 2017

July 17, 2019By Yvonne

Churton The Abyss Marlborough Pinot Noir 2017 $75 The Abyss is the highest altitude block of this organic and biodynamic producer in Marlborough’s Waihopai Valley.  Backing onto a precipitous cliff, it’s also home to Churton’s oldest vines, which grow bunches exposed to the easterly sun, creating fruit with complexity and coolness.  Hints of musk, wild … Read More