2005 Vidal Wines Estate Marlborough Pinot Noir

14% alc., $17, screw cap. Imported by New Zealand Pure, Issaquah, WA. Founded in 1905, Vidal is one of Hawkes Bay’s oldest boutique wineries. Grapes are sourced from the Awatere and Wairau river valleys. · Simple black cherry and subtle spice aromas and flavors with barely detectable tannins. Straightforward with commendable balance. Well worth the asking price. Website:www.vidal.co.nz. Reviewed October 14, 2007

Winery: Vidal Wines Estate
From article: Newer New Zealand Arrivals