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2010 Patz & Hall Pinot Noir Hyde Vineyard
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- > Carneros
Community Tasting Notes 5
beezer6 wrote: (92 points)
May 12, 2014 - Johnny brought this out to Ottimo with me and Chris.
Showed nicely. Spice driven wine with touches of flowers and earth.
The plate was structured and rich - classic Hyde qualities in my experience.
Long finish. Wanted a bit more restraint as a whole but we all enjoyed this wine before the big boys.
whits wrote: (91 points)
March 19, 2014 - there is a satisfying darkness to this pn from the color to the perfume and into the palate, typical Carneros smoke lingers in the background while cherry, red raspberry, ripe plum and chocolate chips carry a velvety palate, balanced acid, strong vineyard character, you can't name another pn that tastes like this, although it draws some petite sirah characteristics...
Sunnisips Likes this wine: (94 points)
July 19, 2013 - This is a wine to seek out. It is a star from the Hyde Vineyard with gorgeous red fruit and cherry, luscious, juicy, and a luxurious finish. The balsam undertone is woven throughout. The cooler 2010 vintage shows in the depth of this wine from the longer hanging fruit development. It is still young and could benefit from a few years in bottle.
kenv wrote: (89 points)
June 27, 2013 - WCC California Pinot Noir Blind Tasting II (Milestone Restaurant, Glenmont, NY): Bright red and black fruit. Young. Nice tannins. Thick and juicy. Needs a few years. 88-90 points.
The Vinsider Likes this wine: (93 points)
May 3, 2013 - This was a lovely wine with layers of mulled cherry cider, beet root, blueberry, earth and truffles. A great streak of acidity ran through it like a spine, giving it wonderful poise and posture.
Pro Reviews 2
By Gregory Walter
Issue #89, 8/15/2013 (link)
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Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar
By Stephen Tanzer
May/June 2012, Issue #162 (link)
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- Vintage 2010
- Type Red
- Producer Patz & Hall
- Varietal Pinot Noir
- Designation n/a
- Vineyard Hyde Vineyard
- Country USA
- Region California
- SubRegion Napa / Sonoma
- Appellation Carneros
- Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
- In Cellars 147 (71%)
- Consumed 59 (29%)