Wine Reviews

2008 Kim Crawford Marlborough Pinot Noir

Kim Crawford is widely known for award winning Sauvignon Blancs, so I though trying the Pinot Noir would be fun. A still controversial move, screw caps are used on all Kim Crawford wines.

The 2008 Pinot Noir is a transparent crimson color with a light fruity aroma. Slightly sweet, fruit driven with a hint of oak, this wine tastes of cherries and strawberries.

A few reviewers indicated that this Pinot was better the second day, and I agree – after a day, it had more of the typical Pinot flavors and spiciness.

  • Grapes: Pinot Noir
  • Alcohol: 13.5%
  • Retail price: ~$17.00
  • From: Marlborough, New Zealand

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