Red

2010 Rhys Pinot Noir Home Vineyard

Pinot Noir

  • USA
  • California
  • San Francisco Bay
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Community Tasting Notes 18

  • wineaux2 Likes this wine: (92 points)

    January 27, 2017 - Nice pinot. Started off with dominant fruit notes, but after it opened a bit, this one offered a nice integrated mix of dark red and black berries, earth and a subtle hint of sultry spice. Had a couple small glasses left to sample the next day, and this mostly showed the fruit again. Maybe this one will improve, maybe not, but no regrets opening it now.

  • shaferguy91 wrote: (92 points)

    January 19, 2017 - Decanted 2 hours.

  • rmalloy Likes this wine: (94 points)

    November 30, 2016 - Wow! I just love the fruit in this wine. It reminds me of picking ripe berries in the wild. Exciting and delicious! Has good depth and richness and also interesting high-pitched notes.

    Beyond the fruit, I don't taste anything else right now. But the fruit is so complex that it doesn't matter.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • Mike Dildine Likes this wine: (92 points)

    August 24, 2016 - 12.5% abv. Medium-dark ruby, moderate aromatics. Palate more evocative of earth, minerality and spice than Pinot fruit. Light on its feet, yet good depth and length. I need to try this again in 3-5 years.

  • shaferguy91 wrote: (92 points)

    February 9, 2016 - Decanted 2 hours.

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    California's Central Coast: Better than Ever (Aug 2012) (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2010
  • Type Red
  • Producer Rhys
  • Varietal Pinot Noir
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Home Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion San Francisco Bay
  • Appellation San Francisco Bay

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 9 (1%)
  • In Cellars 632 (82%)
  • Consumed 128 (17%)

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