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Oyster Bay Pinot Noir 2013

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There are 13 user submitted reviews for this wine.

Darlene Myers rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

At a recent wine show dedicated to New Zealand wines, this Pinot Noir really stood out to me. I loved the great aromatics and vibrant flavours of cherries and smoky wood. I get asked often my opinion if the most food friendly red wine, and I always say Pinot Noir. This Pinot from Oyster Bay is particularly delicious
Jennifer Havers rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

An earthy and fruity Pinot Noir. Tart cherry and strawberry with a nice balance of spice and smoke on the nose. Great fruit flavour and balanced acidity. Try this with mushroom or pork dishes.
Terry Jeans rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

A smokey cherry and earthy pinot, that is rich in aromas and delivers on the palette. Nice acid and silky tannins. For the price, this a bargain to be discovered.
Monique Sosa rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

This wine smells pretty fricken awesome. Those aromas took me hook, line and sinker. Cherry, dried (sweeten) cranberry, vanilla, sweet sugar shack smoke and hints of wet stone minerality. Light+ tannins, light+ body, smooth luscious finish. Pair with Mexican Mole.
Olivier de Maisonneuve rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

One whiff of this wine and you'll find yourself on the cover of a Harlequin romance novel, in the guise of a dark-haired swashbuckler, with his shirt ripped.Musky, smokey, but with ripe fruits as well.Chewy and tasty,meaty,if not overly complex.A very good value for the price.
With a stew?
Courtney Flood rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

A lovely earthy Pinot Noir with aroma cherry and raspberry, mushroom and fresh earth. Oyster bay is always a popular pick! Pair with a roasted mushroom pizza.
Heather Wall rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Medium ruby colours with intense aromatics. Juicy red berries, strawberry, cherry, plum, Swedish berry candy, toast, vanilla, earthiness, black pepper, violets, cake spice, smoked meat. A veritable feast for the senses. Medium body, medium+ acidity, velvet tannins. Smooth like a silk slip. Great value for $20. Release date December 6, 2014. Enjoy $2.00 off for a limited time. Christmas turkey wine.
Tasted: November 2014
Jane Staples rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

This mouth-watering Marlborough Pinot Noir has a nose of vanilla, tart red cherries and a hint of baking spice/cinnamon, repeated on the delicious palate with milk chocolate and subtle earthy notes. A very smooth balanced mouthfeel and lingering spicy cherry finish.
A versatile dry red that is a must for the upcoming holiday season.
Matt Steeves rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

A beautifully aromatic and flavourful expression of New Zealand Pinot Noir. Cherry, wood smoke, flint, and vanilla on the nose and repeat on the palate. A very expressive wine that delivers way above its price point. For under $20 you can not find better value Pinot Noir anywhere. Highly recommend trying this wine and enjoying over the holiday season and the next two to three years. Vintages release December 6, 2014. Tasted November 3, 2014. 91 points. Matt Steeves - www.nataliemaclean.com
Lynn Van Der Linde rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Brilliant red in the glass, this Pinot Noir has seductive aromas of cherries & vanilla that carry through on the palate, into a long warm finish. A perfect holiday staple from Thanksgiving turkey to Christmas Tortiere!
Community Reviewer reviewed this wine as follows:

Oyster Bay Marlborough Pinot Noir is elegant cool climate pinot noir at its best. Fragrant, soft and fl avourful with aromas of ripe cherries and sweet fruit tannins that provide structure and length.

Source: NB Liquor Stores
Community Reviewer reviewed this wine as follows:

Oyster Bay Marlborough Pinot Noir est un Pinot Noir élégant des climats frais r son meilleur. Parfumé, savoureux et débordant d’arômes de cerises mures et de tannins fruité doux qui apportent de la structure et de la longueur.

Source: NB Magasin d'Alcool




Natalie's Review

Oyster Bay Pinot Noir 2013, Marlborough, New Zealand: Toasty oak on the nose wraps around fleshy ripe black cherries. Full-bodied, mouth-watering juicy and smooth with a great finish. New Zealand Pinot Noir offers that unique combination of fleshy fruit and zingy juiciness. Oyster Bay is part of the Delegat wine portfolio and a solid producer of good value wines including this New Zealand Pinot Noir. Smoky oak and black cherry notes with some dark spice on the finish. Terrific with a wide range of dishes. Yum! Drink: 2014-2018. 590414 13.50% D 750 mL  $19.95 Score: 91/100. April 18, 2015 Best Value Red Wine. Scrumptious Seafood Wine  Full Review

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