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Wither Hills Pinot Noir 2014 Wine Review

Wither Hills Pinot Noir 2014

Wither Hills Pinot Noir 2014

Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $29.95

Drink: 2018-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Wither Hills

Agent: Vin Vino Wine Merchants Inc.

Natalie's Score: 91/100

This generous Pinot Noir was aged for 16 months in French oak barriques. A lovely, layered New Zealand Pinot Noir, with luscious notes of cherries and plums on the nose and palate. Silky smooth texture and medium body. Pair with seared tuna or roast turkey.

Pinot Noir food pairings: prime rib, turkey, pork tenderloin, mushroom and truffle dishes, grilled salmon.

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This Wither Hills Pinot Noir 2014 was reviewed on March 17, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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

This beautiful Marlborough Pinot shows concentrated tart cherry, vanilla, baking spice, sous bois and milk chocolate with an aromatic nose and finely balanced palate. Aged 16 mos in French oak barriques. Showcases fine New Zealand winemaking. Highly versatile with food, from duck to turkey to chocolate mousse.
Tasted March 2018
Stephen Andrews reviewed this wine as follows:

Tasted Aug 22nd, 2018. Colour pale ruby. Legs thick. Aromas and flavours of, cherry, cranberry, raspberry, clove, mushroom. Taste, dry, fruity, concentrated berry fruit, medium bodied, smooth tannin, mouthwatering, alcohol plus, finish, sour cherry, fruity, mouthwatering and long. 16 months in French oak, gives this wine a rich flavour and structure. Match it with roasted duck. I had a large grilled chicken breast with herbs with this wine.
Wither Hills 2014 is a juicy and generous Pinot Noir from Marlborough, South Island. This wine is a silky medium-bodied PN with ripe red cherry, red plums and spicy oak flavours on the palate. Drink now and pair with roast turkey. - Community Wine Reviews

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