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26 September 2014 News

Wine critic Stephen Tanzer recently posted about his “sure-fire pinot choices from New Zealand” on his blog, Winophilia. Dog Point’s Pinot Noir was among his favorites. See below for his comments on the wine!

Dog Point Pinot Noir 2012 Marlborough, New Zealand

And finally, Dog Point Vineyard, best known for its consistently superb sauvignon blancs, has also succeeded mightily with pinot noir in 2012. The Pinot Noir Marlborough ($40; Vintus Wines) offers aromas and flavors of raspberry, strawberry and smoked meat complemented by high-toned spicy oak. It’s densely packed, concentrated, deep and round, offering inviting generosity of texture and sweetness of fruit. The finish is classically dry and long, with lingering spice character and excellent lift.

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