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Spy Valley Wine Pinot Noir 2013 Wine Review

Spy Valley Wine Pinot Noir 2013

Spy Valley Wine Pinot Noir 2013

Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $24.95

Drink: 2014-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Spy Valley

Agent: Trialto Wine Group Ltd.

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Pricing & Stock Information

  • BCLDB
  • 458166
  • $21.99 
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Reviews and Ratings

Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Wonderful Marlborough Pinot Noir typicity, 13.5% ABV and ruby red. Elegant acidity, well structured, complex. This wine is designed to please, aged 9 months in 2-3 year old French oak. Pairs well with roasted turkey and cranberry sauce, or smoked salmon. Enjoy 2017-2022. @jonsteeves rated 91/100 - tasted May 2016
Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

An impressive Pinot from the Southern Valleys of Marlborough. After several months of aging in fine French oak, this Pinot is super smooth and refreshing with rich dark cherry, baking spices, mocha, and grilled herbs on the nose and palate. Enjoy with gourmet burgers or herbed rack of lamb lollipops. Tasted May 2016. 90+ points. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca
Ian Anderson Sommelier rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

It starts with the classic Pinot Noir nose. Intense red berry, leathery, and herbaceous. Good depth and complexity, so you get a lot more than just fruit. The wine itself is rich and velvety. Strong acidity blends well with the fruit and the oak aging shows on the palate with some vanilla. The fruit in the wine ensures it will be enjoyable on its own, but the spices and leather notes make it good for pairing as well. Game springs to mind as well as pork or tangy cheese.
Brent Gushowaty rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Eye – Pale with a pink rim.

Nose – Complex apple notes, touch of bubblegum/confected fruit.

Palate – Stemmy fruit, Applewood, fairly short, savoury fruit, still a little tannic grip, intensity medium minus, well-balanced. Atypical pinot noir.


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