Thursday, April 28, 2011
*Lobster Reef Pinot Noir 2009
New Zeeland's Marlborough Valley is more famous for its whites but they also grow some very nice reds there. This one, aged in oak for six months, is a little on the light side for a Pinot Noir, but extremely pleasant to drink, with dark cherry, blackberry and plum elements and very soft tannins at the finish. I very much doubt that you will find it for a better price than the $7.99 at which it is on offer on line.