Chilean Pinot Noir: panel tasting results

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A work in progress, said our tasters, who were excited by the evolution towards a more refined style, and the promise of even greater things as winemakers fine tune their practices. See the top 13 Chilean Pinot Noirs here...
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Morandé Reserva Casablanca Valley 2011
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Morandé, Reserva, Casablanca Valley 2011
Decanter average score:
17.5pts/20 (91/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: Isa Bal MS 18.5 Peter Richards MW 18 Dirceu Vianna Jr MW 16
Buckets of ripe fruit, especially blackberries and raspberries, as well as sweet spices, wet earth, floral notes and dark chocolate. Sappy, grippy, great energy and focus, this is proper Pinot. Scented, tense and vibrant, it has purity and
poise. Bravo.
Price £10–£12 Amps Fine Wines, Field & Fawcett, Fine Wine Sellers, Waples Wines, Whitebridge Wines, Woods Wines
Drink 2013–2020
Alc 14.5%

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