Cost: $22.95 (sale: $18.40 until Dec 31/12)
Grape Variety: Pinot noir
Category: Red Wine
Location Bought: LCBO General List
Country: New Zealand
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Whitehaven Wines Com. Ltd.
Alcohol: 13.5% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Light+ garnet in colour with a medium to medium+ intensity on the nose.
Positives: A nice easy drinking Pinot showing cranberry, cherry, sour cherry, rhubarb, All-spice and some strawberry jam. Medium minus body with medium minus tannins, good acidity and a fairly long length.
Interesting Point: Marlborough is starting to make a name for good Pinots priced under $25 in Ontario. Remember to lightly chill Pinot.
Drink now or over the next couple of years on its own or pair it with Thanksgiving turkey, which I did.
Tasted: 6 Oct 12
Score: 9/10, Value: 9/10, Total: 18/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4