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2010 Foley Estates Pinot Noir Sta. Rita Hills
- Central Coast
- Sta. Rita Hills
Community Tasting Notes 12
bluepeter Likes this wine: (91 points)
August 21, 2016 - A consistently fine Pinot.
GoBlue2002 Likes this wine: (90 points)
April 6, 2015 - Interesting.
This was just a hard pinot to put my finger on.
This paradoxically had a green, vegetal element to it, but came in at 14.5% ABV while showing a great deal of vibrant fruit. My wife found a smoky element, but again, couldn't quite put her finger on what else was going on. I found quite a bit of cherry in this, and notes of dusty earth and spice.
Overall this was an intellectually interesting pinot which captivated me aromatically, although I found the palate less interesting.
Me - 91, Wife - 90.
wino121 wrote: (91 points)
December 15, 2014 - Solid, 2hr decant, everything from that region and winemaker you would expect.
Dusty cherry on the nose, med body, ruby red in color.
In a good spot as far as aging as well, in the drinking window for another 2-4 yrs.
bweirick wrote: (90 points)
December 7, 2014 - Tree trimming
Sniffy-Sniff Likes this wine: (92 points)
March 28, 2014 - Gorgeous right out of the bottle. Bright fruit with enticing spice and finesse. Drink now if you have some.
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- Vintage 2010
- Type Red
- Producer Foley Estates
- Varietal Pinot Noir
- Designation n/a
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- Country USA
- Region California
- SubRegion Central Coast
- Appellation Sta. Rita Hills
- UPC Code 645600001509
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- In Cellars 91 (38%)
- Consumed 147 (62%)
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