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Savour Your Valentine’s Day With Mud House Estate Wines

Media release 14 February 2012

Savour Your Valentine’s Day With Mud House Estate Wines

A candlelight dinner for two, flowers, chocolate and the one you love – now complete your Valentine’s Day date with the Estate range of wines from Mud House.

The 2010 Mud House Estate Golden Terraces Vineyard Pinot Noir and 2010 Mud House Estate The Woolshed Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc are ideal for creating the best Valentine’s you’ll ever have – both offering unique styles to complement an enchanting evening for you and your loved one.

With a concentrated but elegant palate, the 2010 Mud House Estate Golden Terraces Vineyard Pinot Noir carries lifted aromas of dark cherry and berry fruit, with complex notes of mocha and cinnamon and hints of freshly crushed herbs to truly satisfy the taste buds.

Sourced 100% from Central Otago Pinot Noir grapes, this rich vintage has luscious flavours accented by soft rounded tannins and a fine acidity to really spice things up on the most romantic day of the year.

Already a multi-award winner, the 2010 Mud House Estate Golden Terraces Vineyard Pinot Noir recently won Silver at the 2011 International Wine and Spirit Competition in the UK and Silver at the 2011 New Zealand International Wine Show.

The 2010 Mud House Estate Golden Terraces Vineyard Pinot Noir also received five stars from Winestate Magazine. Without a doubt it’s sure to be a success with your significant other too!

Looking for a fresh outlook this Valentine’s Day? With notes of passionfruit, grapefruit and blackcurrant bud, the 2010 Mud House Estate The Woolshed Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc creates a harmonious palate with rich fruit concentration. The tropical flavours blend perfectly with the green bean and citrus notes to create a refreshing atmosphere, perfect for a romantic evening at home or a picnic under the stars.

Recently awarded 90 points out of 100 by influential wine guide Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate, as well as Gold at the 2011 Selections Mondiales des Vins and Silver at the 2011 Spiegelau International Wine Competition, this sophisticated vintage is best served chilled and partnered with a delicious Thai crab and citrus salad.

Mud House Winemaker, Nadine Worley, says the Mud House Estate range is made up of a variety of very special wines.

“Select parcels of exceptional grapes are carefully chosen to become part of this limited edition, single vineyard range,” she says.
“Each vintage is unique and the depth of character is developed depending on the landscape and weather conditions of the fruit. The wines are then carefully crafted to offer outstanding aromas and flavours.”
This successful Mud House Estate range manages to offer complex yet elegant palates for an excellent price, truly the perfect accompaniment to a romantic meal this Valentine’s Day.

The 2010 Mud House Estate Golden Terraces Vineyard Pinot Noir (RRP $30-$32) and 2010 Mud House Estate The Woolshed Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc (RRP $22-$24) are available at specialty wine outlets and leading supermarkets nationwide.

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