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92 • Jules Taylor 2009 "The Wrekin", Pinot Noir, Marlborough $21.99.
Bright ruby red color. Upfront aromas of baked berries and peppers and clay with a silky fruity-yet-dry medium-to-full body and vibrant peppercorn, cedar, vanilla pod and earth finish. A delicious rambunctious pinot noir for sipping or the table (tasted on May-06-2011)
91 • Mud House 2009 Pinot Noir, Central Otago $19.
Bright garnet color. Aromas of baked raspberries and strawberries with a silky, fruity-yet-dry medium body and a zesty peppercorn and savory tomato tart accented finish. Excellent vibrancy; will pair superbly with Peking duck. (tasted on May-06-2011)
89 • Stoneleigh 2009 Pinot Noir, Marlborough $14.99. Best Buy.
Bright ruby red color. Lovely aromas of cedar trees and raspberry bushes with a soft, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tangy, pomegranate and clay accented finish. Nice purity and style. (tasted on May-06-2011)
85 • Brancott 2009 Estate, Pinot Noir, Marlborough $13.|Find-a-Wine|
Bright scarlet ruby color. Mellow aromas of cherry coulis, pencil shaving and nut toast with a silky dryish light-to-medium body and a crisp, grilled pepper, peppered dried tomato, cedar and earth accented finish. A nice savory food wine. (tasted on May-06-2011)