2019 Luna Estate Pinot Noir

Flavourful and fleshy NZ Pinot that is a serious wine for a tremendous price. One of our Pinot bargains of the year.
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Over the last few years Luna Estate in Martinborough have been releasing tremendous value wines across the Pinot spectrum (they have some excellent Chardonnay too).

Their estate Pinot is a true bargain for lovers of fleshy Pinots with depth and concentration. There's a lot going on here; spicy and savoury, deep red and black fruit, some game and pepper.

Make this your go to weekday Pinot!

Vibrant, deep crimson colour. A very energetic looking wine. Darker Pinot shades here; black cherry, black doris plum and sarsaparilla/cola notes on the first sniff, then meat, spice and earth with some woodsy/tarry smells. Plenty of floral prettiness as well with a waft of violet and lavender. Full expression of Pinot Noir! Albeit on the darker side of the force! Very intense dark cherry delivered in a ‘fruit bomb’ of rich textures and flavours.

Lovely ripe Martinborough style tannins providing great framework
with some fine acidity delivering just enough charge. Heaps of flavour! Delicious now but will most certainly develop into more deliciousness over the next few years.

92 Points - "Dark cherry, spice, dried roses, and a bitter chocolate/tamarind sort of savoury element. It’s medium-bodied, quite dense and dark and concentrated, again that bitter chocolate and dried herb theme lends complexity, along with white pepper tannin, and a spicy finish of good length. It’s a nice wine. Kind of meaty, but fresh, and leans more to an ‘adult’ flavour profile than many others at this price point." - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

92 Points - "Rich and quite flavoursome pinot noir with red-fleshed plum, spice, dark cherry and a hint of floral characters. A backbone of peppery tannins makes this a good food wine with moderate cellaring potential. Good value at this price." - Bob Campbell (The Real Review)

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    2019 Luna Estate Pinot Noir

    Bright in the glass with lovely savoury aroma. Classic Martinborough flavours of earthy forest. Medium bodied with balanced acidity. A great value Pinot from this most excellent district.

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