Whitehaven Pinot Noir 2016, Marlborough, South Island

Pinot Noir Pinot Noir
Marlborough, New Zealand

$26.95 (532929)

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June 27, 2020

Critic Reviews (4)

Steve Thurlow
Steve Thurlow

This 2016 pinot is great value. It is better structured than recent vintages and is made from an equal mix of fruit...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This lively, pinot is maturing into garnet colour. The nose is quite lifted with complex wood smoke, leather, dried...

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

Thought this might already be showing some evolution but it stands firm, upright and holding strong. Though a bit...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Mature and mulchy off the top, with modest depth and density overall, this was made for early enjoyment on the fruit,...

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Community Reviews (1)

Jason Solanki
Jason Solanki

A blend of 50/50 blend of Pinot Noir from the Awatere and Southern Valleys, this has a medium-high intensity nose that is clean with red and black fruits, black cherry, raspberry, plum, dark berry, and spice, along with some earthy tones and hints of tea leaf. The medium-full bodied palate is structured and quite concentrated with nice red and black fruit replays. Raspberry, tomato leaf, and whiffs of tea leaf and mineral also appear on the flavour profile. Acids are still quite juicy, while the finish length is very good. Tasted Mar/2020.

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