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Auntsfield Estate 'Single Vineyard' Pinot Noir, Southern Valleys, Marlborough, New Zealand
92 Points

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Vintage: 2017
BC: $39.0

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -738146
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WineScores' Review

Here's an excellent version of Marlborough Pinot Noir, which is both complex and pleasing. It is fresh with distinct umami tones; layers of cherry and spice and woven with dried roses and fresh herbs, pepper and forest floor. It is silky overall, but there is some textural grip. It shows the power of the Southern Valleys' clay soils with its notable structure. Very good.

Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Good First Impressions, White Meat Chicken/Pork, French Food

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2019-06-06 17:20:08.0


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