Power and potential

Dog Point Pinot Noir 2015, Marlborough, NZD $47

Rich, concentrated pinot noir with ripe plum, black cherry, liquorice, spice, anise and nutty oak flavours. A powerful wine that’s a pleasure to taste now but has the potential to develop well in bottle. (Screwcap)

Score: 97 ★★★★★ – view Bob’s original tasting

Alcohol: 13.5%

Ageing: now to 2025

Food: Angus scotch fillet, witlof, parsley & chilli

Stockists: Dog Point VineyardsFine Wine Delivery Company, Auckland; Vino Fino, Christchurch (NZ); Red + White (AU distributors)

Ranked #1 of 112 2015 Pinot Noir from Marlborough

Price Benchmark: NZD $74.31 Avg 97pt 2015 Pinot Noir tasted from New Zealand

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