Kim Crawford Pinot Noir Marlborough Anderson Vineyard 2012

Member Review by pmurz:

Too young right now. Overwhelming acidity makes it seem carbonated.

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Kim Crawford Wines:
One of the reasons why New Zealand Sauvignon Blancs have taken the world by storm. Delightful to the point of exuberance, this is a great wine for drinking alone of with lighter fare.

Member Reviews for Kim Crawford Pinot Noir Marlborough Anderson Vineyard

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Snooth User: pmurz
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2.00 5
Vintage: 2007 07/23/2008

Too young right now. Overwhelming acidity makes it seem carbonated.


Snooth User: crawford fan
3432693
0.00 5
Vintage: 2007 01/01/2010

I have to agree with pmurz, it did seem to be carbonated.


Snooth User: WineFlyer
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4.00 5
Vintage: 2006 02/05/2008

1) Smoky, pepery cinnamon and plums on the nose 2) Cherry, Raspberry and stewed plums on the palate with slight hints of strawberry and truffle. Oaky. 3) Well balanced. 4) Nice smooth finish accompanied with excellent length. D 5) Tannins powerful but decent due to youth of wine.


Snooth User: canard
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3.00 5
Vintage: 2006 04/13/2008

I agree with most of the reviews written -- including the fruit notes. I really liked the smoky overtone that dressed this wine up.


Snooth User: Gazza
4580918
3.00 5
Vintage: 2006 03/22/2008

Very smooth. Not as interesting as some other Pinots. Not the best value.


Snooth User: MatthewPhilips
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2.50 5
Vintage: 2006 03/23/2010

2006 13.5% ABV Pinot Noir 750mL $16.99 Nose reminds me of burning oak in a musty basement; very earthy, damp and smoky with some stone fruit added in. Brownish amber in color. Oak, cherries and a bit earthy. Not overly tannic. Nice staying power. Not as complex as many other Pinots.


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External Reviews for Kim Crawford Pinot Noir Marlborough Anderson Vineyard

External Review
Vintage: 2011 02/05/2013

This Pinot Noir is an aromatic wine with black cherries and red currants on the nose, complex with integrated oak and a smoky bacon character.


External Review
Vintage: 2011 11/27/2012

Bright red with purple and crimson notes. An enticingly aromatic wine showing notes of dark cherries and strawberries with the alluring complexity of well integrated oak. Vibrant, fresh fruit flavors underpinned by nuances of sweet, smoky oak. Good firm t


External Review
Vintage: 2011 02/01/2013

As a nation of islands, our glorious country benefits from the temperature modulating effect of the sea. We enjoy long, dry autumns, which allow slow ripening our grapes develop intensity as well as good acid structure.


External Review
Vintage: 2007 01/04/2012

A slightly chunky Pinot Noir, with sturdy black cherry fruit, mushroomy overtones and a cedary touch. Itrsquo;s full-bodied and mouthfilling, just lacks an extra measure of elegance, showing off some rough edges on the finish.


External Review
Vintage: 2007 05/23/2011

Focused, with very good depth to black cherry, tangy wild berry and gravel flavors. Cedary oak and a hint of fresh herbs linger on the finish. Drink now through 2010.


External Review
Vintage: 2007 05/23/2011

Light and refined, with earthy, peppery cherry flavors that echo on the fine-grained finish. Drink now through 2004.


External Review
Vintage: 2007 03/05/2009

Flavors of cherry and wild strawberry, silky tannins, and a light kiss of oak all hang in perfect balance here, and the finish lingers. Another in a string of tremendous efforts from one of the most talented Pinot Noir producers in New Zealand.


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