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Date Printed: 7/29/2014
Craggy Range Winery Te Muna Road Vineyard Pinot Noir 2007
Craggy Range Winery Te Muna Road Vineyard Pinot Noir 2007
(search item no. 101341)
collectible wine
screw cap wine
boutique wine

Wine & Spirits rating: 93 points
Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 7/29/2014: $42.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2011 James Suckling rating: 90 points
2010 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2010 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2010 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2010 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2008 Australian Wine Companion rating: 95 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
2008 Wine & Spirits rating: 93 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
2008 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points
2006 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2005 Wine Spectator rating: 94 points
2004 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Craggy Range Te Muna Road Pinot Noir is highly colored, with youthful purple highlights. The complex aromas of black cherries, dark stone fruit and sweet herbs are offset by notes of forest, spice and nutty oak. These are confirmed on the palate, with classic varietal cherry and blackberry flavors and nuances of spice, herbs and vanilla. The texture is sensuous and the structure velvety, with extended length and refined power.
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About Craggy Range Winery:

From the beginning, Craggy Range Winery has some great land and vineyards and a wonderful home in which to weave the strands together. The first wines made in the 1999 vintage are from small parcels of mature vineyards in Marlborough and Hawkes Bay. The wines show the character of the vineyards and the Craggy Range philosophy of wine both inside and outside the bottle. In time, as the vines mature on their own estates, the wines of Craggy Range Winery will without doubt express their origin and the commitment and skill of their people.