Montana Reserve Pinot Noir

Gold medal winning Pinot at this price?!

Montana Reserve Pinot Noir

2020, Waipara New Zealand
  • Gold medal, 95/100 (New World Wine Awards 2021)
  • Bright, juicy, easy drinking Pinot with red berry fruit flavours and a smooth finish.
  • Pinot Noir from Waipara, north Canterbury
  • Montana wines have been sitting on NZ wine shelves since the 1940s!
  • RRP $19.99

    $13.99

    It’s not a state in the USA made by a tobacco giant – but it is one of the household wine names in this country with bottles under the Montana name sitting on shelves since the 1940s when the first bottle was produced from vineyards in west Auckland’s Waitakere Ranges.

    Formerly known as Montana Wines up until the early 2000s when they had a name change to Brancott Estate – to avoid confusion with same name US state (Montana) and even confusion with the cigarette smoking cowboy (Marlboro).

    These days the Montana name is only seen on New Zealand shelves and this Montana Reserve Pinot Noir from the 2020 vintage was produced using fruit from the Waipara in north Canterbury. It took out a Gold medal at the 2021 New World Wine Awards, not bad at all for a budget priced Pinot!

    A style of Pinot that doesn’t take itself too seriously. This is bright, juicy, easy drinking Pinot with red berry fruit flavours and a smooth finish.

    The Lowdown: 13% alc / 750ml / Screwcap
    New World Wine Awards Gold
    Browse Wine | Red | Pinot Noir | 2020 | Montana

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