DIVUS WINERY | Pinot Noir | 2019
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Today we are going to review another single-varietal pinot noir wine with the label ‘Made in Moldova‘ – Pinot Noir 2019 by Divus Winery. Pinot Noir has reached a legendary status over the last decades and today it is the most sought-after red wine in the world. The grape itself is quite vulnerable, suffering from a multitude of diseases and its genetics make it highly susceptible to mutation. But despite all the difficulty to grow pinot noir, when treated with utmost care, it is capable of producing the very best expressions of terrior. This particular wine has been aged in both, french and american oak barrels, in order to add more structure and complexity and is produced in a limited edition of only 2850 bottles. That said and without further ado, let’s take a look at the wine tasting results.
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Take a look at the tasting notes below and our detailed assessment of the wine:

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//Visual
colour: pale ruby color
clarity: hazy garnet shades

compound
//Olfactory

intensity: powerful & oaky
fruit profile: red fruits
__red fruits: cranberry | red currant | red cherry | goji berry | wolfberry | red plum | sour cherry
fruit character: ripe

//Flavor
non fruit: vegetal | herbal | spice | oak | savory | earthy
__vegetal: fennel & wormwood
__herbal: dried herbs
__spice: red pepper & nutmeg
__oak: coconut | sun-dried oakwood
__savory: hints of iron & veal
__earthy: clay & loam
primary layer: fruit & oak

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//Palate
sweetness: dry
acidity: high
alcohol: medium+
tannin: low
__grip: fine
balance: good
__dominant: alcohol
body: supple & lean | medium

//Taste
fruit profile: red fruits
fruit character: underripe
non fruit: spice | oak | herbs
finish: medium
aftertaste: crisp & hot

rate
//Scoring
DIVUS WINERY | Pinot Noir | 2019

variety: pinot noir
country: Moldova
region: Valul lui Traian
rating: 92.4

//Conclusion
maturity: in its prime | can age for 2-3 years
verdict: fine | highly recommended
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96x96This is definitely a fine wine of Moldova and, with a total of 92.4 points scored, this wine is right there, among the best wines we’ve rated so far. Check our complete database on the wine rating page, where you can find all the wines that we have tasted and reviewed or go to the about us page and find out more about our exquisite rating system.

Verdict: this is a very adventurous pinot noir wine: round, lean and supple – a wine that is right there, at the summit of its development, yet one that can age for another 2 or 3 years in the bottle. It tastes crisp and slightly hot, with elevated acidity, a fine-grained tannins and a touch of alcohol warmth on the mouthfeel. This is a pinot noir wine that lacks some elegance and finesse on the palate, as in its current state it feels slightly green (with nuanced herbaceousness) and very appealing (mostly due to its mesmerizing flavours). On the nose the wine delivers ripe red & berry fruits in the foreground, supported by some nuanced spicy-herbal hints in the background, with a layer of coconut and nutmeg in between. All in all, this is a very good pinot noir wine: nicely balanced and well structured, with a pleasantly seedy aftertaste – a wine that is delivering the delicateness of a pinot noir and the flamboyance of american oak.

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