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Hunter's Pinot Noir 2012 Wine Review

Hunter's Pinot Noir 2012

Hunter's Pinot Noir 2012

Wairau Valley, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand

Community Score: 4.4/5

Community Reviews: 1

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Price: $23.95

Drink: 2012-2016

Bottle size: 750 ml



 

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Hunter's

Agent: Rogers & Company

Product: 586115

Natalie's Score: 89/100

Juicy with fleshy black cherries and a satin smooth texture with a medium body. Lots of acidity on the palate that demands food, like roast chicken.

Pinot Noir food pairings: roast lamb, planked salmon, barbecued duck, veggie mushroom burger, frittata.

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This robust, acidic New Zealand Pinot Noir is sourced from Marlborough’s cool Wairau Valley, where the Wairau River cuts through the heart of the region and results in alluvial soils for the vines. - Community Wine Reviews
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