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The Crossings, Awatere Valley, Marlborough, 2011

The Crossings


  • Grape Variety: Pinot Noir
  • Drink: 2012 - 2014


The Crossings

Peter McCombie MW

Tasting: Marlborough Pinot Noir

A little shy at first, then herbaceous red fruit; fresh understated palate with lean, tight grip, some jammy red fruit on mid-palate, reasonable length, but could do with a little more concentration.

Christine Parkinson

Tasting: Marlborough Pinot Noir

Pale garnet colour; laurel and rose aromas; savoury, mushroom notes underpinning ripe bramble fruit. Light, sinewy tannins, long finish, but smoky oak starts to dominate. Feels old-fashioned.

Joanna Simon

Tasting: Marlborough Pinot Noir

Pretty, fresh, floral nose. Clean-lined, cherryish fruit on the palate with an elegant acid and tannin structure, but no great complexity.


Wine name: The Crossings
Wine classification:
Wine alcohol content: 14%
Wine colour: Red
Wine vintage: 2011
Price: £12.99
Wine style: Red, medium-bodied
Country: New Zealand
Region: Marlborough
Subregion: Awatere Valley

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