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Matua Pinot Noir 2014

Matua Pinot Noir 2014
Matua Pinot Noir 2014

Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand

Community Score: 4.5/5
Community Reviews: 8
Price: $17.80
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Alcohol: 13%

Drink: 2016-2019

Bottle size: 750 ml
Winery: Matua

Stephen Andrews reviewed this wine as follows:

Tasted March 20th 2017. Colour Halls Cherry Lozenger (crimson) clear and bright. First sniff a note of rubarb mixed with sweet cherry. More swirl more sweet cherry and strawberry aromas. On the palate more sweet cherry, strawberry and hibiscus tea, per Monique Sosa. The tannin for me was just right added some spice on the finish and lovely mouthwatering. This wine is very enjoyable and a great bargain price.
According to Matua web site 2014 was a "cracker of a vintage" faster ripening in Marlborough and some Ortega fruit. The winemaker Nikolai, was letting " the varietal and vineyard shine through. Grapes are from a stellar Marlborough vintage."I enjoyed it with a simple roast chicken stuffed with lemon and garlic cloves and brushed with low sodium soy sauce. Going to buy more to drink now and looking forward to trying 2015.


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