2011 Craggy Range Te Muna Road Pinot Noir
Martinborough, New Zealand
Lovely and soft on the palate with fairly ripe red fruits, medium-bodied, good finish with some nice tannins.
$40.49 as part of a mixed case.
11+ bottles available.
"Bright aromas of cherry, raspberry, dried sage and a hint of smoke make for an enticing nose. On the palate the taut, focussed fruit tannin sits seamlessly in this medium weight wine with a silky savoury finish."
"Hand-harvested and fermented in stainless steel and oak open top tanks using indigenous yeast. Aged 10 months in French oak barriques, 32% new. Unfined, filtered. 14% alc."
"92+ pts ... Medium ruby-purple in color, the 2011 Te Muna Road Vineyard Pinot Noir has a pretty cherry, red berry and lavender nose scented by some underbrush and toast. Medium-bodied the good core of fruit is framed with crisp acid and low to medium levels of very finely grained tannins before finishing long. Drink it now to 2017."
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