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Yealands Estate, Single Vineyard, Awatere Valley, Marlborough, 2011

Single Vineyard

Score

86
  • Grape Variety: Pinot Noir
  • Drink: 2012 - 2017

Manufacturer:

Yealands Estate

Peter McCombie MW

Tasting: Marlborough Pinot Noir

Tarry, earthy, leafy, dark red fruit; solid, dark fruit, black cherries, quite fresh, with firm grip, needing a little time to come around. Some ambition.

Christine Parkinson

Tasting: Marlborough Pinot Noir

Floral and cherry notes on nose, leading to strawberry, black cherry and rose character on palate. Lovely silky mouthfeel, with sinewy tannins and fresh acidity. Alcohol feels a little warmer than it is – accentuated by spiciness of wood, perhaps?

Joanna Simon

Tasting: Marlborough Pinot Noir

Very fragrant with sweet red berries and a hint of vanilla. Sweet, fragrant fresh, cherry and strawberry fruit .with delicately spicy oak and good length.

Details

Wine name: Single Vineyard
Wine classification:
Wine alcohol content: 13.5%
Wine colour: Red
Wine vintage: 2011
Price: £14.95
Wine style: Red, medium-bodied
Country: New Zealand
Region: Marlborough
Subregion: Awatere Valley

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