2008 Russian Jack Martinborough New Zealand Pinot Noir

13.9% alc., $18, screw cap. Imported by Sorting Table, LLC, Napa, CA. A second label from Martinborough Vineyards. Named after a famous swagger who helped clear the land. · Moderately deep perfume of black cherries, blackberries and vanilla bean. Tasty core of dark cherries and berries accented with cola and vanilla. A charming middle weight wine with soft tannins and pleasing intensity. Cool package. Good. Reviewed November 7, 2010

Winery: Russian Jack
From article: Revisiting New Zealand Pinot Noir