Red

2012 Patz & Hall Pinot Noir Moses-Hall Vineyard

Pinot Noir

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa / Sonoma
  • Carneros
Drink between 2015 - 2020 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 6

  • comlaw Likes this wine: (93 points)

    January 17, 2017 - Aerated and decanted for 30 minutes. Did not change much over the next 60 minutes . Lots of red fruit with numerous spices, moderate tannin and acidity. Complex flavors made for a great wine.

  • wmccone54 wrote: (92 points)

    September 29, 2016 - It's been 2-1/2 years since I last enjoyed this soon after release. It's developed quite nicely reflecting additional complexity and depth. The Carneros fruit is very decernible with layers of fruit, earthiness, tannin and acidity. Very aromatic and flavorful displaying burnt earth, sour cherry, spicy black raspberry, wild strawberry, black pepper, and some dark chocolate. Deep, rich, and focused mouthfeel with enough acidity and structure to enjoy with food and set up a long finish. Very fine.

  • christianminer Likes this wine: (91 points)

    September 26, 2015 - Because this gorgeous wine comes from a cool vineyard in a warm area, it offers a lovely balance between bright, lifted red fruit elements of raspberry, cranberry and Bing cherry, and rich, ripe layers of cassis and dark plum. On the palate, it is dense and textured, but with precision and energy that spotlight the abundant red fruit that have come to define Moses-Hall Vineyard. Layers of cinnamon, nutmeg, strawberry compote, bittersweet chocolate, licorice and subtle campfire smoke add deep, appealing bass notes to this wine, while plentiful, yet plush tannins, underscore its richness.

  • emf Likes this wine:

    June 1, 2015 - This was delicious Pinot. Lots of good fruit flavors, like blackberries and raspberries. Nice long finish.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • wmccone54 Likes this wine: (92 points)

    April 25, 2014 - GEMS on Tour 2014-Austin (Red Room Lounge): Discernible Carneros fruit: pepper and spice, smoke, and raspberry and strawberry fruit. Very nice.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2012
  • Type Red
  • Producer Patz & Hall
  • Varietal Pinot Noir
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Moses-Hall Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa / Sonoma
  • Appellation Carneros
  • UPC Code 791202097263

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 156 (61%)
  • Consumed 99 (39%)

Food Pairing

Chicken with mushrooms

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