Cost: $27.59 (Cayman Islands)
Grape Variety: Pinot Noir
Category: Red Wine
Location Bought: Blackbeard’s
Country: New Zealand
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Nobilo Wines
Alcohol: 15 % Alcohol/Vol.
Description: A medium ruby with a garnet tinge in colour with a medium+ intense nose.
Positives: A powerful Pinot that features cedar, pine, lavender, dark and sour cherry, cranberry, raspberry, chocolate, vanilla, rosemary and champagne mushrooms. Medium+ body with medium tannins, good acidity and a long length.
Negatives: 15% alcohol
Drink now or over the next 3-5 years on its own or pair with lavender, black pepper and herb encrusted pork loin.
Tasted: 2 Feb 13
Score: 9/10, Value: 8.5+/10, Total: 18/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4