Matua Valley Matua Marlborough Pinot Noir 2012

Pinot Noir Pinot Noir
Marlborough, New Zealand

$17.95 (358952)

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Critic Reviews (3)

Steve Thurlow
Steve Thurlow

A well made pinot which though light in colour packs a lot of aroma and flavour. Expect aromas of earthy red cherry...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

A juicy, approachable style of pinot noir that is not particularly challenging but certainly distinctive of the...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This lighter weight pinot has some greenness which I suspect is tied to the cool, less ripe 2012 vintage. The...

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Edward Rasiulis
Edward Rasiulis

A lot to offer for a Pinot for under $20

Description: Medium to light garnet in colour with a medium+ intense nose. This wine features cedar, rhubarb, cherry, cranberry, strawberry, cinnamon, smoked amber and a touch of forest. Medium body with light tannins, good acidity and a fairly long length.

Negatives: None

Drink now or in the next 2 years on its own or pair it with Sweet potato crusted salmon on a bed of spinach & roasted tomato quinoa with a grainy dijon & dill Chimichurri (as per Chef Carl Dahl executive chef from Julia & Ritorno restaurants)

Tasted: 10 Feb 2015

Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 9/10 (Sale price: 9+/10) Total: 18/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+

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