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...
Artifice Platinum Casablanca Valley 2010
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Artifice, Platinum, Casablanca Valley 2010
Decanter average score:
17.25pts/20 (90+/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: Isa Bal MS 16.5 Peter Richards MW 16.5 Dirceu Vianna Jr MW 19
Aromas are intense with notes of blueberries, leather, wet earth and sweet spices. On the palate it has very good fruit structure, ripe tannins, fruit and refreshing acidity with a faint hint of bitterness.
Price N/A UK
Drink 2013–2020
Alc 13.5%

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