Askerne Hawke's Bay Pinot Noir (2020)

Already drinking well, the 2020 vintage (4*) is a northern expression of Pinot Noir, offering very good value. Ruby hued, it is mouthfilling, sweet-fruited and supple, with vibrant, ripe cherry, plum and spice flavours, nutty, savoury notes adding complexity, and a finely poised, very harmonious finish. Drink now or cellar. The softly mouthfilling 2019 vintage (3.5*) has moderately youthful, ruby colour. Ripe and rounded, with gentle acidity, it has cherryish, spicy, nutty flavours, offering enjoyable drinking from now onwards.


Type: Red Wines
Variety: Pinot Noir
Vintage: 2020
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★ – 4 Stars
Price: $23 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: V+

Reviewed November 2021

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