Densely purple, Crimson hints at the scents and flavours to come.
An intruiging charriness, blue fruit nose, something like herbacious bay leaves, with a spicy edge.
Plush plum with char, gives way to chalky tannins, and finishes long with and juicy acid, and a hint of sweetness. A fine wine to sip & savour after tea, and would be a fine match to anything with a cream sauce.
A fine and well priced stablemate to the Gourmet Traveller top scoring Ata Rangi Pinot.
Ata Rangi Crimson Pinot 2013. Photo: Willunga Wino
Region: Martinborough, North Island, New Zealand
Price: $31 or thereabouts
Tasted: September 2014
Rating: 4 glasses
Food Match: Cracker with creaminess.
Available: Bottle shops and direct from winery.
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