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Spy valley Pinot Noir 2013 Wine Review

Spy valley Pinot Noir 2013

Spy valley Pinot Noir 2013

Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $24.95

Drink: 2016-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Spy Valley

Agent: Trialto Wine Group Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Juicy with fleshy ripe black cherry, smoky and espresso on the nose and palate of this medium-bodied New Zealand red wine made from Pinot Noir grapes. Sweet cherries on the palate with some cinnamon spice.

Pinot Noir food pairings: pork tenderloin, mushroom and truffle dishes, torchière, goat cheese.

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This Spy valley Pinot Noir 2013 was reviewed on August 19, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Andrea Shapiro rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

This is a fresh and fruity Pinot Noir from the South island region in Marlborough, New Zealand. Pale ruby colour and lots of polished red fruit on the nose. Cherry, strawberry, raspberry, licorice and a touch of earth. On the palate, tart-chewy cherries, smoke, light pepper and strawberry freshness. A touch of baking spice, vanilla and a hint of raspberry and anise carrying into the finish. Medium acidity with a light body and tannins. Nicely balanced. Will accompany Asian mandarin beef, mushrooms and rice noodles and teriyaki salmon dishes nicely.
October 2017 - Andrea's Wine Cellar
The Spy Valley (2015) is a medium-plus bodied Pinot Noir from New Zealand's South Island is sweet cherries. plushy plum and cake spice on the palate. - Community Wine Reviews

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