Mt Rosa

Cost: $29.95 (Clearance: $22.75)
Grape Variety: Pinot Noir
Category: Red Wine
Location Bought: Crossroads LCBO
Country: New Zealand
Region: Central Otago
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Ferrari Carano Winery
Alcohol: 13.5% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Light garnet in colour with a medium to medium+ intense nose.

A lighter style Pinot that’s easy to drink, maybe too easy? If you’re not careful you may be into your 2nd bottle without even realizing it. At the clearance price it’s a steal as it’s truly worth $40

Positives: The wine features pine, candy apples, cranberry, dried herbs, strawberry and the smell of burning fall leaves. Light body with low tannins, good acidity and a long length.

Negatives: None

Drink now or over the next 2 years on its own or pair it with duck paté

Tasted: 8 Nov 2013

Top Pick

Score: 9+/10, Value: 9/10 (Clearance price: 10/10) Total: 18+/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4+