Astrolabe Valleys Wairau Valley Pinot Noir 2011

Pinot Noir Pinot Noir
Marlborough, New Zealand

$23.95 (374454)

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88 pts
5
July 05, 2014

Critic Reviews (5)

Marc Chapleau
Marc Chapleau

Typed and much pinot fruit and depth, medium-bodied, oaky too supported a slight salinity (minerality), very good...

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Bill Zacharkiw
Bill Zacharkiw

I keep saying it, but while Marlborough might be known for its sauvignon blanc, my preference is for the region’s...

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Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

Medium ruby-red currant in colour, the 2011 Pinot Noir displays delightful notes of herbed cherries, dried...

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Nadia  Fournier
Nadia Fournier

Good pinot medium size, lively and nervous (rest of CO2), the good taste of raspberry on a background slightly smoky,...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a maturing, lighter pinot with some earthy, dried herbs, cran-cherry fruit and vanillin. Slightly funky and...

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