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Lay of the Land, Ben Morven Farm, Ben Morven, Marlborough, 2011

Ben Morven Farm

Score

83
  • Grape Variety: Pinot Noir
  • Drink: 2012 - 2016

Manufacturer:

Lay of the Land

Peter McCombie MW

Tasting: Marlborough Pinot Noir

Ripe, exotic, spiced fruit, crowd pleasing; fleshy, and black cherry fruit, with clean bite but dryish oak tannins slightly dominant on finish. Needs time or food.

Christine Parkinson

Tasting: Marlborough Pinot Noir

Savoury nose and palate, with subdued truffley notes, core of black fruit, and grassy edge; feels a little stretched. Firm, chewy tannins are rather extracted, and finish a little warm

Joanna Simon

Tasting: Marlborough Pinot Noir

Deep colour and very rich, black cherry and toasty oak nose. Concentrated, but in a rather hefty way with a lot of spicy, almost peppery oak masking the fruit, which is dense and not very elegant.

Details

Wine name: Ben Morven Farm
Wine classification:
Wine alcohol content: 14%
Wine colour: Red
Wine vintage: 2011
Price: £15.99
Wine style: Red, medium-bodied
Country: New Zealand
Region: Marlborough
Subregion: Ben Morven

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