Tamar Ridge 2005 "Devil's Corner" Tasmania Pinot Noir ($15.00)
Clear ruby, not overly dark. Light and fresh, restrained wild-cherry aroma carries over on the palate as tart red fruit, light-bodied but well structured with mouth-watering acidity. A distinct red-clay earthy nuance develops with time in the glass. Surprisingly for a wine from Down Under, its lean, cool-climate style almost suggests a light Burgundy - or perhaps a fine Beaujolais - more than a New World Pinot. US Importer: Robert Whale Selections Ltd., Washington, D.C. (Jan 21, 2007)
FOOD MATCH: A good food wine, capable of standing up to red meat, but well-suited to poultry or salmon. Fine with chicken dark meat in a veloute with onions and green peppers.
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