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2010 Foley Estates Pinot Noir Sta. Rita Hills
- Central Coast
- Sta. Rita Hills
Community Tasting Notes 11
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.
freestatejayhawk Likes this wine: (90 points)
March 13, 2014 - this is a nice wine and almost worth the price I paid for it in NY. I had two bottles and the second one was full of life and flavor compared to the first one, which seemed a bit dead even after opening for an hour+. The finish is long. There's also notes earth and spice to it, which are a bit stronger than its fruitiness, at least for me. I recommend giving it a try.
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- Vintage 2010
- Type Red
- Producer Foley Estates
- Varietal Pinot Noir
- Designation n/a
- Vineyard n/a
- Country USA
- Region California
- SubRegion Central Coast
- Appellation Sta. Rita Hills
- UPC Code 645600001509
- Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
- In Cellars 93 (40%)
- Consumed 137 (60%)
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