Buy of the Week NZ

Margrain River’s Edge Pinot Noir 2014, Martinborough, NZD $26

Tasted two years ago, this wine has really responded positively to bottle age. Plum and raspberry flavours with a subtle hint of savoury and spice. A medium-bodied red with an appealing silken texture and lengthy finish. (Screwcap)

Score: 90 ★★★★ – view Bob’s original tasting

Alcohol: 13.5%

Ageing: now to 2021

Food: Te Mana lamb shoulder braised in tomato & preserved lemon, spiced almonds sumac flatbreads, baba ganoush and labneh

Stockists: Advintage, Hawke’s Bay; Martinborough Wine Merchants, Martinborough; Farro Fresh, Auckland (NZ only)

Ranked: #37 of 52 2014 Pinot Noir from Martinborough

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