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Date Printed: 10/20/2014
Wairau River Pinot Noir 2009
Wairau River Pinot Noir 2009
(search item no. 114396)
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Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
PRICE ON 10/20/2014: $15.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 The Wine Advocate rating: 89 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Violet in color, this estate Pinot Noir displays lifted aromas of ripe cherries and spice. The palate is soft and generous with delicate primary fruit characters of wild berries shadowed by subtle toasty oak. Fine ripe tannins provide weight and add structure resulting in a long and seamless finish.

Savor over slow food and sparkling conversation.

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About Wairau River:

Established in 1978, the Rose family estate vineyards are situated on the banks of the Wairau River. Low crops and ripe fruit produce wine that has become renowned for exhibiting intense fruit characteristics and classical elegance. “The philosophy that we pursue has always been one of elegance and fruit power with the foundation of the style being drinkability. We put a lot of store in the selection of flavors in the vineyard, subsequent small batch vintning and the final touches of the marriage are created at the blending table."