Friday, 19 August 2016

Te Hera Estate

Te Hera Estate Reserve Pinot Noir 2013 Martinborough 13.5%
Steely fresh fruit drive with red cherry and macerated starwberry lift, sweet oak and nutty cashew layer, fallen autumn leaves and vanilla note. On the palate - quite fruity with red charry and red plum flavours, fine to moderate tannins and acidity, balamced and well made; dirnk now and through 2018.
88 Points

Te Hera Estate 'Kiritea' Pinot Noir 2013 Martinborough 13.5%
Ripe and fruity core of red fruits with a sweet red cherry and raspberry; a light vailla spice and gentle toasty oak layer. On the palate - fruity and dry with medium+ noticeable tannins and acidity; tannins have a rough silk texture accentuated by the acidity and oak; flavours of red berries; decent finish and with some length. Drink now and through 2020; balanced and well made.
90 Points

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