Kim Crawford South Island Pinot Noir 2013, Marlborough

Pinot Noir Pinot Noir
Marlborough, New Zealand

$19.95 (626390)

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Critic Reviews (3)

DJ Kearney
DJ Kearney

My blind notes say 'raspberry, earthy, Mercurey-like'. Juicy higher acid style with cleansing acidity and bright,...

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Steve Thurlow
Steve Thurlow

This is a fairly simple juicy pinot with some varietal character and mild red berry aromas with tobacco and cranberry...

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Marc Chapleau
Marc Chapleau

Not really typical - while the Sauvignon Blanc in the same house is a lot! Red berries on the nose, but a herbaceous...

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Community Reviews (3)

Michael Stickings
Michael Stickings

This is a decent if generally forgettable Pinot that plays it safe but also achieves obvious and perhaps understandable popularity. The usual flavours are all there, cherry, raspberry, and strawberry, the fruit fully accessible, sweetness creeping in, the tartness mingling with earth to keep it all fairly well balanced, not too austere. There isn't much depth, and that rubber note common to cheaper Pinots brings it down somewhat, but overall it hits the right notes without ever reaching for more.

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ken wasky
ken wasky

There really is nothing special about this pinot. There are several others from New Zealand I would rather recommend. That being said it is still better than most crafted in Canada. Like most, it is light, fruity and fun. I found it a bit acidic for my taste but, as another reviewer suggested, that might it make it better when served with food. Jan 3, 2015.

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Dan Leeder
Dan Leeder
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