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Villa Maria Estates Cellar Selection Pinot Noir 2013

Villa Maria Estates Cellar Selection Pinot Noir 2013
Villa Maria Estates Cellar Selection Pinot Noir 2013

Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand



Community Score: 4.5/5
Community Reviews: 11
 
Price: $32.95
Sweetness: Dry
Alcohol: 14%
 

Drink: 2014-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml
Winery: Villa Maria

Sean O'Regan rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Deep ruby with a nose of dark cherry, herb and clove/baking spice. Med body, good depth and concentration of dark cherry, plum, red berry and dried herb. Med finish with fine drying tannins. Aged in 10-20% new French oak. Drink now and over the next 3-5 years. Tasted Sept 2015 at Villa Maria winemaker lunch.
 

  


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