Pinot at law

Villa Maria The Attorney Pinot Noir 2015, Marlborough, NZD $59.99

From a north-facing, sloping site in the Southern Valleys. Bright cherry and berry flavours with a savoury, herb and subtle earthy character. A firmly-structured wine with a drying and slightly spicy finish. Should develop well. (Screwcap)

Score: 94 ★★★★½ – view Bob’s original tasting

Alcohol: 13.5%

Ageing: now to 2023

Food: Dry red curry of duck, stir-fried with wild ginger, snake beans, chilli & cashews

Stockists: Villa Maria Wines; House of Fine Wine (AU distributors – available in Australia soon)

Ranked #18 of 107 2015 Pinot Noir from Marlborough

Price Benchmark: NZD $50.56 Avg 94pt 2015 Pinot Noir tasted from New Zealand

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