Earth Smoke Pinot Noir, Pyramid Valley 2016

RegionNew Zealand
SubregionWaipara
ColourRed
TypeStill


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Tasting Notes

The deep sous-bois and cherry notes of the 2016 Earth Smoke Pinot Noir are nicely balanced by a sense of mentholated freshness. It's medium-bodied, silky and rich, yet lithe and lively, an intriguing juxtaposition of character studies. Savory earth and herbal notes linger on the intense but elegant finish. 2019 - 2030

Score: 93Joe Czerwinski, Wine Advocate (247 End of), February 2020

This has a very enticing and complex nose with lightly smoky red and purple cherries, freshly ground baking spices and sappy, woody, bracken-like nuances. The palate has a beautifully supple texture with juicy red and black-cherry flavors running long and fresh. Drink or hold. Screw cap.

Score: 95Nick Stock, JamesSuckling.com, October 2018

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