Sileni Cellar Selection Pinot Noir 2011, Hawkes Bay, North Island Bottle

Cost: $17.95
Grape Variety: Pinot noir
Category: Red Wine
Appellation: LCBO Vintages
Country: New Zealand
Region: Hawke’s Bay
Format: 750 mL bottle
Producer: Sileni Estates
Alcohol: 12.0 %
Description: Light ruby in colour with medium minus intensity on the nose.

Positives: This is a light easy drinking Pinot. The nose is predominantly barnyard but the taste features notes of cherry, rhubarb, cranberry, strawberry & light earthy notes. Light body with low tannins, good acidity, alcohol is on the lower side & a long length.

Negatives: None.

Drink now on its own or pair it with smoked salmon filet.

Taste: 18 March 12

Best Buy

Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 10/10, Total: 19/20.

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4

LCBO#: 694901