VOLUME 9, ISSUE 50
November 21, 2014
ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE:
Bouchaine Vineyards: A Winery Steeped in Carneros History On the Pinot Trail: Tasting at Bouchaine Vineyards Sips of Recently Tasted California Pinot Noir Sips of Recently Tasted Oregon Pinot Noir Heart & Hands Wine Company Sips of Recently Tasted California Chardonnays Pinot Briefs Kevin Zraly Windows on the World Complete Wine Course
Established in 1994, Wither Hills is located in the Wairau Valley region of Marlborough, one of the sunniest and driest places in New Zealand. The winery was acquired by brewing giant, Lion Nathan, in 2002. The vineyards are in Marlborough, while the winery is in Auckland. The winemaking team includes Ben Glover, Sally Williams, and Andrew Petrie.
Production includes Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir.
2002 Wither Hills Marlborough New Zealand Pinot Noir
14.0% alc., $30. Imported by Paterno Wines. · The nose offers notes of raspberry, sour cherry and earth. The fruit is shallow. A soft, decent wine of little interest. Reviewed April 16, 2006
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