1. Schulbert block b 2009. Martinborough
Wine so ripe and balanced. I would drink every single day

2.greenhough 2010 hope vineyard. Nelson
More acidic and mineral. Cranberry fruits.

3. Terravin 2010 eaton vineyard. Marlborough
Black fruit. Drier and lingering

4. Mountford estate 2008 the gradient
Waipara valley
Smells like crushed gravel. Blackberry pie with acidic lingering full finish

5. Burn cottage 2010 central otago. Biodynamic. Mts
Smells like raspberry jam
Full ripe flavor
Mineral. Balanced oak

6. Ostler vineyard 2009 Carolines
waitaki valley
Cherry cranberry acidic. Light acidic finish

I liked # 1 the best.

They were all really nice in their own way. All were characteristic Pinot noir.
All were well made
New Zealand is fantastic for Pinot noir
 


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