Southern Pinot

2 flights of Pinot from New Zealand and here is number 1

Daniel Schuster Waipara Pinot Noir Selection 2006
Intense acidity marks this Pinot to drink with food today or lay down in the cellar. P&B in Waipara 14% $26.99 at Bottle Barn Daniel Schuster

Saint Clair Marlborough Pinot Noir 2006
The class favorite of this flight, the wine is supple and fruit forward, ready to drink tonight. My Adelaide classmate Sarina Ibbotson’s family vineyard and winery; winemaker Matt Thomson. P&B in Blenheim 13.55 $13.49 at Bottle Barn

Spencer Hill Nelson Coastal Ridge Vineyard Pinot Noir 2005
Greeen and gripping notes for this wine. P&B in Nelson 14% $29.95 at Traverso’s

About RJ

Ray Johnson is the Executive Director of the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University. He writes about food and wine, his travels and the business of wine. He makes his home in Sonoma County, California.
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