Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

Cloudy Bay 2009 Pinot Noir

Top 10 Mother's Day Wines 2012

Cloudy Bay 2009 Pinot Noir reveals luscious cherry and raspberry flavors and silky smooth tannins

RED

Cloudy Bay 2009 Pinot Noir
Marlborough, New Zealand

This excellent Pinot Noir comes from the same winery that put New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc on the map. Medium-bodied and well-balanced, it offers an aromatic bouquet of fresh strawberries and spice. In the mouth, Cloudy Bay reveals luscious cherry and raspberry flavors and silky smooth tannins.

Rating: 14.5/20
Price:
$35

Intro 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Celebrate the arrival of spring with the season's finest special releases, including a grapefruit DIPA, a smoked beer and a sour saison ale.

Enjoy the recent rye Renaissance by downing these fine whiskeys straight or hearken back to their heyday and mix them in an Old-Fashioned.