Ata Rangi Crimson Pinot Noir 2013 Wine Tasting Review

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
Alcohol: 13.5%
Closure: Stelvin
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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