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  • Kathy Lynskey Wines - Marlborough, New Zealand
    of cellared wines Kathy set about her new venture as a contract grape grower with enthusiasm and passion A natural progression to winemaking followed in 1998 with the purchase of a different block of land on Godfrey Road Here Kathy planted 6 grape varieties and begun producing limited amounts of handcrafted wines each year Since then Kathy and her Californian born partner Kent Casto who has 20 years experience in

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  • Kathy Lynskey Wines - Marlborough, New Zealand
    cold soaked in open topped fermenters for several days for maximum colour extraction The juice was then placed into new 50 and seasoned French Oak and lees aged for 12 months Prior to bottling Kent and I selected what we felt were some of our most outstanding barrels to make a limited release of this Pinot Noir which is a beautiful expression of our unique terroir A complex sensual and

    Original URL path: http://kathylynskeywines.co.nz/tasting_notes/pinot_noir_reserve.htm (2016-05-01)
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  • Kathy Lynskey Wines - Marlborough, New Zealand
    were closely managed in the vineyard to ensure we achieved maximum flavour and ripeness Excess fruit was dropped from the vines and the grapes were picked at 24 5 Brix After harvest the juice was fermented in stainless steel tanks for four months and given regular lees stirring Made from 100 Pinot Gris this wine is an excellent example of well ripened grapes that have been fermented out to dryness

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  • Kathy Lynskey Wines - Marlborough, New Zealand
    grown 100 Merlot Excess fruit was dropped to ensure maximum ripeness and the grapes handpicked in optimum condition When fully ripened in a cool climate Merlot displays layers of complex flavours and this 2005 vintage is no exception Aged entirely in oak for 15 months French and American this wine is rich in colour and elegant in structure with aromas of blackberry spice plums and cedar The palate is full

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  • Kathy Lynskey Wines - Marlborough, New Zealand
    complex flavours In March 2006 we handpicked these grapes in optimum condition and ripeness The bunches were gently pressed before the juice was fermented for 11 months in 100 French oak barrels with regular lees stirring Some wild yeasts have been used during fermentation and the wine underwent a secondary malolactic fermentation The Floravin Chardonnay is straw in colour and intensely fruity with toasted hazelnut jasmine and melon aromas A

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  • Kathy Lynskey Wines - Marlborough, New Zealand
    The 2007 vintage was an outstanding year for us Handpicked at peak flavour and ripeness the grapes received limited skin contact prior to fermentation Fermentation was carried out in stainless steel to enhance the delicate fruit flavours of this seductive aromatic variety A small portion was also placed into neutral French oak to add further complexity This Gewurztraminer has lifted aromas of spice orange blossom and honeysuckle while the palate

    Original URL path: http://kathylynskeywines.co.nz/tasting_notes/gewurztraminer.htm (2016-05-01)
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  • Kathy Lynskey Wines - Marlborough, New Zealand
    vineyard regularly produce grapes with lower acids and tropical fruit flavours while the fruit sourced from our contract vineyards complement these nuances with more herbal lime and gooseberry flavours The grapes were harvested in the cool of the morning to preserve their fresh flavours and the juice fermented in stainless steel for 4 months This 2007 vintage has wonderful gooseberry and tropical fruit aromas Focused flavours of pineapple passionfruit pink

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  • Kathy Lynskey Wines - Marlborough, New Zealand
    Pinot Noir Chardonnay Merlot Gewurztraminer and Pinot Gris grapes are cropped low and handpicked in order to give the best flavours for the wine styles they seek to make Kathy and Kent s contract growers who supply Single Vineyard Pinot Gris and additional Sauvignon Blanc have readily embraced the Kathy Lynskey winemaking philosophy Their conscientious and consistent efforts in their own vineyards has resulted in Kathy Lynskey Wines regularly receiving

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