Classic Marlborough

Auntsfield Single Vineyard Pinot Noir 2015, Marlborough, NZD $45

Rich and quite concentrated pinot noir with ripe plum, dark fruits, liquorice, anise, spice and toasty oak flavours. A youthful, vibrant wine that makes attractive drinking now but should age well in bottle. (Screwcap)

Score: 95 ★★★★★ – view Bob’s original tasting

Alcohol: 14%

Ageing: now to 2022

Foo: Pastrami-rubbed Hawkes Bay lamb, apple mint gel, shank pastilla, lamb bacon

Stockists: Auntsfield Estate Wines (NZ); Twelve Bottles (AU distributor)

Ranked #5 of 93 2015 Pinot Noir from Marlborough

Price Benchmark: NZD $62.88 Avg 95pt 2015 Pinot Noir tasted from New Zealand

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