Buy of the Week NZ

Russian Jack Pinot Noir 2016, Martinborough, NZD $25

Ripe, elegant pinot noir with violet, cherry, plum and spicy oak flavours. A moderately high alcohol of 14% contributes toward seductive fruit sweetness and helps promote a silken texture. A deliciously drinkable wine offering value at this price. (Screwcap)

Score: 91 ★★★★ – view Bob’s original tasting

Alcohol: 14%

Ageing: now to 2022

Food: Lamb, baby carrot, pine nut, black garlic and sheep milk feta

Stockists: Vineonline and Glengarry Wines, Auckland (NZ); Deja Vu Wine Co (AU distributors: available restaurants only)

Ranked: #24 of 33 2016 Pinot Noir from Martinborough

Awarded: Top Value

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