Grape: Pinot Noir
Category: Red Wine
Location LCBO General List
Country: New Zealand
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Stoneleigh Vineyards
Alcohol: 13% Alcohol/Vol.
Explosive flavours with a nice mix of sweet & sour fruits
Description: Light garnet to ruby in colour with a medium+ intense nose. This wine features pine, cherry, cranberry, raspberry, oak spice, nutmeg and autumn leaves. Medium body with low tannins, good acidity and a long length.
Negatives: Some heat from the 13% alcohol
Interesting Point: Slightly chill and serve in a Balloon style glass
Drink now or in the next 5-7 of years on its own or pair it with my wife’s roasted rack of lamb with sour cherry sauce.
Tasted: 1 Aug 2015
Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 9/10 Total: 18/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4