Matua Valley Pinot Noir 2006

Pinot Noir from Marlborough, New Zealand

Price: $13.79
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Item No. 90557
  • W&S88
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Winemaker's Notes

"Delicate and light, this has a firmness to its raspberry fruit that makes it feel structured and restrained..."
-Wines & Spirits

Grapes were sourced from various vineyards within the Marlborough region to complete this blend. The wine shows spicy, soft and gamey aromas mixed with sweet confectionery cherry and berry fruits. These follow through onto the palate where they combine with spicy oak resulting in a wine which is varietally complex and approachable in its youth.

Learn About Matua Valley Map ItMap It

While Bill and Ross Spence were the sons of a winemaking father, but decided not to follow his winemaking path. They began in a ragged tin shed in West Auckland, in 1974. The wines they released from that first vintage immediately placed them amongst the leading group of innovative winemakers. Chardonnay and Gamay Teinturier were not common varieties in New Zealand at that time,...

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Learn About Marlborough

(mahrl-bore-oh) Grass-fed Wines Sitting pretty on the northern tip of New Zealand's south island, Marlborough has become synonymous with New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. As well it should be - Marlborough is the primary region for those delicious, citrusy, summer-lovin' wines with vibrant acidity and pungent, grassy, grapefruit flavors. Sauvignon Blanc is the main grape here;...

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Learn About Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir(PEE-noh nwahr) Pinot Noir is a finicky grape. It only grows in the right climate, with the right soils and the right care. Perhaps because it is so difficult is why it is so loved. Pinot Noir hails from Burgundy, a region known for crafting the most collectible and sought-after wines from this varietal. Not only does Pinot reign in Burgundy, it is also...

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