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Squealing Pig Pinot Noir 2014 Wine Review

Squealing Pig Pinot Noir 2014

Squealing Pig Pinot Noir 2014

Central Otago, South Island, New Zealand

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $25.95

Drink: 2014-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Squealing Pig

Agent: Mark Anthony Wine & Spirits

More Vintages: 2016  2013  2013 

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Reviews and Ratings

Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

You'll squeal, too when you taste how good this Pinot is! Lots of bright flavours of cherry, raspberry, cocoa, baking spice, earth and yummy dark chocolate. Dry, smooth and ...hey, is there any more left?
Tasted May 2016
Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

This wine left me smiling. Cherry, blueberry, ripe blackberry. Vibrant acidity, well-balanced fruit, tannins, structured. 10 months on French oak. A wonderful cool climate Pinot from Southern South Island region of Central Otago. Matua means head of the family in Maori and this wine stands out as a headliner indeed from wine producer of the year 2012. Enjoy this with roasted rack of lamb. @jonsteeves rated 91/100 - tasted May 2016
Melanie Aubert rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

There are many reasons to love this wine. For one thing, the label is amazing. Besides that, it boasts a really nice balance of subtle fruit flavours and very bright acidity. Red cherry, blackberry and even a hint of cocoa, probably due to its 10 months on French oak. This one is coming to Vintages…eventually. Look for this beauty by Matua later this year.

Get the whole story at winingwithmel.com/2016/05/17/week-in-review-new-zealand-wines/#more-2584
Ian Anderson Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

As with the great name, this wine leaves the taster squealing with pleasure. Ripe red fruit is there with a host of other aromas such as floral, vanilla, and earth. The heat of Central Otago replays in the 13.5% and some heat on the finish. While the nose hinted intensity, the palate really demonstrates that with white pepper and spice to match the fruit. The tannins are smooth but still give you that delightful grip on the finish.

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