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92 • Umathum 2009 Unter den Terrassen zu Jois, Pinot Noir, Burgenland $59.90.
Distinct meaty cherry, fig, honeycomb, and nut aromas with a silky dryish medium-to-full body and a savory roasted apple and spice finish. A delicious balanced and dry pinot noir that will be great at the table with roasted meats. (tasted on Sep-17-2012)
89 • Johanneshof Reinisch 2009 Grillenhügel, Pinot Noir, Thermenregion $41.99.
Aromas of smoked nuts and cherries, vanilla and brown spices with a supple, dryish medium-to-full body and a tangy, marinated tomato and dusty apple accented finish. A layered table wine that will pair nicely with red sauce pasta dishes. (tasted on Sep-17-2012)
88 • Höpler 2008 Rosenberg, Pinot Noir, Burgenland $33.99.
Aromas of pickling spices, peppercorns, roasted nuts and cherries with a supple dry medium body and a spiced apple and earth nuanced finish. A nice tangy pinot for pork and veal dishes. (tasted on Sep-17-2012)
84 • Hafner Family Estate 2009 Kosher Reserve, Pinot Noir, Burgenland $12.99. Kosher|Find-a-Wine|
Aromas of mulberries, plums, apple sauce with a soft, dryish medium body and a touch of tomato, pepper, and chalk on the finish. A slightly rustic pinot to pair with boar and rabbit. (tasted on Sep-17-2012)