Red

2009 Paul Hobbs Pinot Noir Russian River Valley

Pinot Noir

  • USA
  • > California
  • > Sonoma County
  • > Russian River Valley
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Community Tasting Notes 34

  • cannym Likes this wine: (89 points)

    July 20, 2014 - Very deep garnet. Big pinot. Lots of rather dark berry fruit. Some smoke, some redcurrant. Bit forceful and monolithic but in a surprisingly enjoyable way. Tannins nice and smooth, acidity fairly low but sufficient. Didn't change much. Can't see this fading away any time soon.

  • AIB Likes this wine: (90 points)

    January 1, 2014 - I have always loved this wine and think it continues to show well and drink well. Not typical pinot noir (no sourness to it), fruity and dark.

  • underwds wrote: (86 points)

    October 26, 2013 - Muted fruit, cherry & plum if you really work at it. Some nice earthiness, and a pleasant acid on the finish, but no real structure and without a fruitiness to start just come across as meh.

  • Snelson1154 wrote: (88 points)

    June 30, 2013 - Is this pinot? The wine is Syrah and Granache like. I could have mistaken this for a rhone. It has good fruit but not what I look for in a pinot. Cherry, cola, spice. Decent finish.

  • HFA wrote: (91 points)

    May 27, 2013 - - Brick color with medium forming legs. It's balanced with a medium/full body. Smooth texture with a medium finish.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2009
  • Type Red
  • Producer Paul Hobbs
  • Varietal Pinot Noir
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Sonoma County
  • Appellation Russian River Valley

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 1 (0%)
  • In Cellars 599 (58%)
  • Consumed 436 (42%)

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Who Likes This Wine

100% Like It  8 votes