Best Import

Forrest Pinot Noir, Marlborough 2012 $28

This is one of New Zealand’s best value pinots: nice and ripe, clean and expressing plenty of appealing primary fruit. High notes of spices and dried herbs; medium-full bodied without great extract but with energy and intensity. Very good current drinking. Now to six years. 13.5 per cent alcohol. 88/100 – Huon’s Wine 360

Food: Chinese duck roll-ups

Stockist: Kemeny’s 

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