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Magazine Archives: May 15, 2007

New Zealand's Red Success

Pinot Noir rivals Sauvignon Blanc as the quality leader
Daniel Sogg
Issue: May 15, 2007

The 2005 vintage marks a milestone for New Zealand Pinot Noir. Never before has the South Pacific nation produced so many outstanding bottlings from this challenging grape. Since our last report on New Zealand (April 30, 2006), Wine Spectator editors have blind-tasted nearly 300 wines in our San Francisco office, 88 of them Pinot Noirs.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands April 12, 2007.

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