Auntsfield Hawk Hill Southern Valleys Marlborough Pinot Noir (2018)

Already delicious, the savoury 2018 vintage (5*) of this single block red was made solely from the Abel clone of Pinot Noir, hand-picked and matured for 15 months in French oak barriques. Deep ruby, it is mouthfilling and ripely flavoured, with hints of liquorice and nuts, fresh acidity, and excellent depth and complexity. Full of personality, it should be at its best 2022+.


Type: Red Wines
Variety: Pinot Noir
Vintage: 2018
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★★ – 5 Stars
Price: $58 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: AV

Buyer’s Guide Edition: 2021

When to drink: 2022

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