Alexia Pinot Noir 2010, Wairarapa Valley, Martinborough, South Island

Pinot Noir Pinot Noir
Wairarapa, New Zealand

$18.75 (312884)

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The Alexia line is winemaker Jane Cooper’s tribute to her maternal grandmother, a woman of great style and spirit who possessed a true passion for life. Cooper strives to create wines that will embody these traits. Her 2010 Pinot offers up aromas of earth, herbs, red cherry and a wisp of toast. Very complex, and notably stylish on the palate, with a long, tobacco- and leather-accented finish. (VINTAGES panel, June 2012)
85 pts
2
May 11, 2013

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a pale, soft - too soft - pinot with a sweet, almost confected cherry jam, cocoa and cola nose – a very...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Very smoky - hickory - and raisined fruit flavoured, in short, overripe, with basic length and depth. Structure is...

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