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Matua Valley Pinot Noir 2013 Wine Review

Matua Valley Pinot Noir 2013

Matua Valley Pinot Noir 2013

Marlborough, New Zealand

Community Score: 4.4/5

Community Reviews: 8

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Price: $17.80

Drink: 2014-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml



 

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Matua Valley

Agent: Treasury Wine Estates

Product: 358952

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Natalie's Score: 90/100

A superb, vibrant New Zealand Pinot Noir with enticing aromas of tart red cherry, wild raspberry and spice. Medium-bodied and satin smooth. This wine is very versatile with food, from planked salmon to roast chicken.

This was reviewed August 15, 2014 by

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Chris Coughlin WSET level 3 grad rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Aromas of raspberry, plum and red cherry...with a hint of chocolate. On the palate; lively acidity and a long finish. Lamb's best friend.
Martha Kelly AIWS, CS rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Elegant and understated this Pinot Noir has medium body and refreshing acidity. The flavours of red cherry, raspberry, pomegranate, black pepper cinnamon, and earth linger on the long finish.
Pair with medium intensity cheeses or coq-au-vin rouge.
Drink now, or keep up to 18 months.
Date tasted: August 2014.
Doug Mcmillan rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Raspberry and sweet cherry with a ouch of old worls 'barnyard' earthiness. A smooth cherry taste with a touch of tart cherry as well.
Courtney Flood rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Very pale red. Aromas are bright cherry, wild raspberry and rosemary. A touch of smokiness. Lively Pinot noir. Great with mushrooms in a cream sauce.
Sean O'Regan Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

August 17, 2014: Ruby in colour, red fruit, toasty oak and baking spice on the nose. Light bodied with lifted acidity and fine tannins, flavours of red currant, cherry and raspberry with some of the toasty notes coming through on the medium finish. Enjoy over the next few years.
Jennifer Macdonald rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Very light ruby red. Red berry, oak and some smoke on the nose. Tart, sour cherry on the palate, and nice acidity.
Tom Vigeant reviewed this wine as follows:

Inviting, fairly intense nose of spice and red berries. Flavours also follow this profile. Moderate oaking. Well balanced and long Finish. Nicely done.
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