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HH PINOT NOIR 2018 Marlborough, South Island
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer HH
Assessed from a bottle purchased at the LCBO on June 21st. Medium-deep ruby red colour. Intense, very spicy, bright, ripe blackcherry-stawberry jam nose with some cedary notes. Fairly dry, medium-light bodied, juicy, spicy, warm, ripe, juicy, cherry jubilee flavours with some cedary, vanilla ice cream notes on the lingering, fairly high acid finish. Enjoy now just a touch cool. HaHa is a Maori word meaning savory and luscious. Has 13% alcohol and 2 g/L residual sugar with number R28215 on the back label and 11/12/2019 on the lower part of the glass bottle. Screwcap closure. CSPC 331116
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Hob Com
Country New Zealand
Region Marlborough
Rating **/**+(88.5 points)
Tangy Ripe Strawberry-Cherry
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
TASTING NOTE: It is elegantly fruited and beautifully lifted on the nose showing spiced cherry, strawberry, mixed spice and toasted nut characters. The palate is juicy and wonderfully rounded, delivering succulent fruit flavours together with subtle savoury nuances backed by fine texture and polished tannins, finishing long and smooth. At its best: now to 2022. Score - 90 (Sam Kim, wineorbit.co.nz, June 2019) Price $ 24.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - June 13, 2020
Cases bought 111 (12 bottles per case)

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Score:  - NOT PRESENTED  * Very Basic   *+ OK   ** Good   **/**+ Very Good   **+ Excellent   *** Outstanding   ***+ Superb

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