Giesen The Brothers Marlborough Pinot Noir 2016 $29 (4 stars)

Scooping silver at the NZ International Wine Competition is no mean feat, but this intensely cherry and berry-focused pinot noir hits all the sweet spots.  Succulent, juicy mildly spiced and nicely balanced, there’s an earthy, generosity with this wine that I really like.

Yvonne Lorkin wine column for week beginning May 5 2018

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