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2013 Murdoch James Pinot Noir "Estate"

Winery: Murdoch James

Vintage: 2013

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Estate"

Wine Category: Pinot Noir

Grape blend: 100% Pinot Noir

Region: Martinborough

State or country: New Zealand

Price: $25

Cases produced: 1,000

KWG Score: 90.2 (based on 4 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: December 25, 2015

Wine Review: This bright red colored Pinot Noir from Martinborough opens with a fragrant pomangrante and strawberry bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, slightly acidic and savory. The flavor profile is a mineral infused red plum with notes of oak. I also detected hints of pomangrante, red grape, and black pepper. The finish is dry and its flavors drift away nicely. This Pinot would pair well with pork tenderloin. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Blended from a selection of wine from mature oak barrels, this Pinot Noir displays soft and savoury complexities that are ready to enjoy right now. A secret garden of summer orchard cherries, with childhood memories of kicking up golden autumn leaves. Silky, vibrant and lingering.

Organic status: not organic

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