What a lovely expression of Pinot Noir from New Zealand’s Mountford estate. Elegant and smooth, this New World Pinot carries the taste of Santa Rosa plums and sweet Asian spices. The scent jumps right out of the glass ― sandalwood, and something leafy and delicate.
The 2007 Mountford “Liaison” Pinot Noir offers a smooth taste of Santa Rosa plums and sweet Asian spices. (Gary Friedman/Los Angeles Times/MCT)
In this weather, chill it just a bit and serve with roast chicken, sweetbreads or roast leg of lamb.
● Region: Waipara Valley, New Zealand
● Price: $29 to $35
●Style: Rich and full-bodied
● What it goes with: Roast chicken or leg of lamb
By S. Irene Virbila
(Los Angeles Times)
(McClatchy-Tribune Information Services)