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The Cricket Pitch has become one of Brokenwood’s most iconic labels showing not just multi-varieties but multi-regions in the mix. This is a BYO wine that works well with a variety of cuisines; anything from robust seafood, to pasta and gourmet sausages. It’s crammed with cherry and berry fruit, some vanillin oak and a soft accessible palate that’s balanced and full of flavour.
A medium to full bodied colour and density. Aromas of red cherry, spice and earthy edges. Mid weight palate with some Cabernet Sauvignon cedar up front that leads to soft Shiraz richness. The oak regime is mainly older American and French so limited impact although some vanillin on both nose and palate with a long sweet finish. A drink now style that will further soften with medium term bottle maturation. Excellent fruit flavours and balance being the features that will be maintained under the screw cap packaging.
- Rich seafood, pasta and light meat dishes.