Red

2010 Spy Valley Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir

  • New Zealand
  • South Island
  • Marlborough
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Community Tasting Notes 37

  • YoRi Likes this wine: 89 points

    February 26, 2017 - Apparence rouge cramoisi, densité moyenne (surtout considerant le cepage).
    Nez ouvert, typique, sous-bois, champignon, fraise.
    En bouche continuité des odeurs, fraises écraisées, sucre d'erable, tanins souples, légère acidité. Beau specimen de PN du nouveaux monde sans excès. Excellent rapport QP.

  • Pvinbrock Likes this wine: 89 points

    November 24, 2015 - Just good, not great. High Acidity

  • Z1nnfull Likes this wine: 88 points

    June 17, 2015 - Interesting Pinot. Great strong fruit Pinot nose, the appearance was not as thin as most. Had a lot of good Pinot qualities that would make this an excellent wine, but too much acidity to the point had a hard time pairing with food. This was on the verge of being an outstanding Pinot, but the acidity threw it a tad off balance. On one hand I wonder if it is too young (we did fully decant and let breather), but 5 1/2 yrs?

  • joet626 Likes this wine: 89 points

    August 5, 2014 - Comes off a little earthy at first but gets better and fruitier with time. Good.

  • asparagus wrote: 89 points

    August 3, 2014 - I really liked this. a beautiful showing, perfect with the beef stew.

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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    September/October 2011, IWC Issue #158 (link)

    (Spy Valley Wines Pinot Noir Marlborough) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By Richard Jennings
    6/16/2012 (link) 90 points

    (Spy Valley Pinot Noir) Medium cherry red color; stems, savory, tart cranberry nose; cranberry, tart red fruit palate; medium finish 90+ points

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2010
  • Type Red
  • Producer Spy Valley
  • Varietal Pinot Noir
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country New Zealand
  • Region South Island
  • SubRegion Marlborough
  • Appellation Marlborough
  • UPC Code 835207001013

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 62 (18%)
  • Consumed 279 (82%)

Food Pairing

Community Recommendations

Grilled Copper River Salmon, nice cheaper alternative to CA pinots, St-Nectaire Cheese, Yummy

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