Cloudy Bay New Zealand Pinot Noir (2018)

This consistently classy red is grown at sites on the cooler, more clay-influenced south side of the Wairau Valley, in Marlborough. The 2018 vintage (4.5*) was matured in French oak barrels (35 per cent new). Ruby-hued, with a hint of development, it is savoury and sweet-fruited. Already delicious, it has cherry, plum, spice and nut flavours, very supple and harmonious.

Details

Type: Red Wines
Variety: Pinot Noir
Vintage: 2018
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★✰ – 4.5 Stars
Price: $41 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: AV

Buyer’s Guide Edition: 2021

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