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Brancott Estate wines honour our original Marlborough home - Brancott Vineyard.

It's now more than 30 years since we introduced the world to a wine style unlike anything experienced before. We were the first to plant and create the world’s first Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc wine – a style that has since changed the course of New Zealand's wine industry.

While Marlborough is our home, we also craft wines from other renowned winegrowing regions of New Zealand – wines that continue to be judged among the best in shows the world over, and most importantly - by wine lovers such as yourself.

– Description from Cameron Skinner

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  • Pinot Noir

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  • Sauvignon Blanc

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  • Brancott Pinot Noir 2009

    Snoothrank:

    A savoury nose leads into savoury cherry fruit in the mouth, well balanced. There's a hint of freshness to lighten up that savouriness and the whole sensation is silky smooth. It ends with good length making this great value for the £7.59 I paid for it at Waitrose in the UK. Read More

    Wine review by Lindy Hemsley


  • Brancott Estate Living Land Sauvignon Blanc New Zealand Marlborough 2010

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    Water like color to the pour. Very light and crisp. Hints of slight citrus hide behind a very mineral-like aroma. Taste of fine minerals that dissipate with time and turn more into a fruity, citrus phase, finally ending with a dry, satisfying finish. Excellent Sauvignon Blanc at this price range. I would highly recommend trying it. Read More

    Wine review by tabednar


  • Brancott Estate Living Land Sauvignon Blanc New Zealand Marlborough 2010

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    Mellow, lemon pear flavor on the palate without much acidity showing. Very subdued, with a quiet but persistent finish. Read More

    Wine review by JonDerry


  • Brancott Pinot Noir 2010

    Snoothrank:

    The nose showed blueberry and cherry with spicy vanilla and hints of undergrowth. On the palate, it was tight and focused with black cherry, spices and stems, leading to a finish with bright, tart red fruit. The texture was smooth yet with a stern acidic backbone, which detracted slightly from my overall impression of the wine. Read More

    Wine review by Eric Guido


  • Brancott Estate Living Land Sauvignon Blanc New Zealand Marlborough 2010

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    The nose showed chalky minerals, grapefruit, stone, cat pee and citrus. On the palate, I found sweet apple fruit with mineral, citrus and herbs. The acid balance of this wine was very stern, at first, but opened up nicely over the course of an hour. The finish was long and mouth-watering with grapefruit and lemon pith lingering for half a minute. Read More

    Wine review by Eric Guido


  • Brancott Pinot Noir 2010

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    1st New Zealand Pinot I've tried, and it was very enjoyable. Very light on its feet, with cherry, raspberry, strawberries and a green floral element. Lively acidity balances the fruit very well. Not a whole lot on the finish, but a pleasant surprise on the whole. Read More

    Wine review by JonDerry


  • You keep finding these great sites to do the tastings! I look forward to the next tasting all month, haha. Very interesting discussion and I can't wait to try more of their wines.I'll be waiting for the next one...Can't wait!What did other people thinkl? Just curious. I like to discuss things after the tasting too becuase I always think of more ... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Thanks Greg for another great...


  • We're doing it again!If you missed last night's virtual tasting don't despair, ... be sharing the stage with Brancott Estate winemaker Patrick Materman. Think New Zealand is all about Sauvignon Blanc? Wrong! But they sure make some great ones don't they?New Zealand is about Sauvignon Blanc and so much more. But, since we'll only have an hour o... Read More

    From the article Coming soon: Brancott Virtual Tasting


  • Brancott Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 2004

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    No written review

    Wine review by calibay


  • I'm in Oregon and I'm trying to get into Pinot Noir, since it's all anyone ever drinks here - but I need a good summer-weight Pinot to try for my wine blog: http://gradsguidetowine.blogspot.comWhat are your favorite Pinot Noirs (specifically in Oregon but elsewhere will do too!)? Read More

    Forum post in the topic Your favorite Pinot Noir


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