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Matahiwi Estate Pinot Noir 2016 Wine Review

Matahiwi Estate Pinot Noir 2016

Matahiwi Estate Pinot Noir 2016

Wairarapa Valley, Martinborough, South Island, New Zealand

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $24.95

Drink: 2018-2024

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Matahiwi Estate

Agent: Tradesa Corp.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Plush, cherry-berry ripe New Zealand red wine made from 100% Pinot Noir grapes. Supple and smooth with a medium body. Perfect for veal.

Pinot Noir food pairings: fricassee rabbit, grilled venison tenderloin, roast pheasant.

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This Matahiwi Estate Pinot Noir 2016 was reviewed on June 9, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Matahiwi Estate 2016 is made from 100% Pinot Noir from the Wairarapa Valley, Martinborough, South Island. Wine grapes are cold soaked for between five and seven days and then fermented at about 28-32 °C. The post ferment time is from three to 10 days before the wine is pressed off. The wine is then held in both tank and barrel for 8 months, undergoing malolactic fermentation, before being blended for bottling. This is a seductive Pinot Noir with ripe dark plum, red berry, cherry, fresh herb flavours on the palate with a kiss of smoke and spice to round off the finish. - Community Wine Reviews

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