Nautilus Wines – The real deal

I first tasted a Nautilus Sauvignon Blanc last summer sitting in our back garden enjoying the sunshine during a mini heatwave and I must admit I thought it was one of the better Sovee Bee’s I had tried in a long time.

So when I came across their Pinot Noir I had no hesitation in buying a bottle on the strength of the Sovee hoping it wouldn’t disappoint but I shouldn’t have worried this was equally as good if not better, my only regret is I only bought one bottle but I will be back for more.

Before I tell you about the Pinot here is a quick reminder of how good the Sovee was …….

Nautilus Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Not another Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc, I hear you cry but I had to mention this as it was probably one of the better Sovee’s I tasted in a while. Bought from the Co op at around £11, so not particularly cheap but I’d pay this every time it was so good.

If you’re a fan of NZ Sovee’s and that taste profile then this ticks all the boxes it’s fresh, balanced, zingy, full of lemon, passionfruit, guava and limes, just a delight to drink.

My wife is a big Sovee fan especially NZ and very critical if it’s not up to scratch and she though it was pretty decent as well.

Just take a look here at what the ‘Decanter’ Sauvignon Blanc panel thought of the 2016 Nautilus rating it 93 Points Nautilus 2016

Nautilus Pinot Noir 2015

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Sticking your nose in the glass there is a wonderful sweet earthy aroma, light and bright it is but it also has a serious complex side, this really is a quality Pinot. Very aromatic, full of blueberries, strawberries, cherry and baking spice but with a lovely smokiness about it.

A absolute delight to drink with or without food, we drank it with roast pork belly and it cut through the fattiness beautifully.

No hesitation in giving this another 9/10 Corks

Majestic £24.99 (£14.99 on multibuy)

9/10 Corks Sauvignon Blanc
My rating 9/10 Corks

If you’re interested in the Nautilus shell on the bottle read about it here… https://www.nautilusestate.com/our-story

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