Red

2012 Banshee Pinot Noir Sonoma County

Pinot Noir

  • USA
  • > California
  • > Sonoma County
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Community Tasting Notes 8

  • yofog wrote:

    October 17, 2014 - Pale, sweet fruit on a light body, purple floral fruit, this seems a little simple at first thought natural and charming, but the depth builds as it warms and gains darker fruit notes and cola and tart berries and spice.

  • hal0 Likes this wine: (90 points)

    October 13, 2014 - PnP. Served a bit too warm. Quite dark in the glass. Aromatic, expressive nose of ripe red fruit, rhubarb pie, baking spices, vanilla. Medium bodied, smooth, sweet and tart red fruit and lots and lots of spice with a finish of tart fruit and oak. A solid wine even at this age. Drinks above its price.

  • bin905 Likes this wine: (90 points)

    August 26, 2014 - It hit the spot when served chilled on a warm summer evening. Nice blend of flavors, just a little edge, with ample smooth tannins.

  • RobertDwyer wrote: (88 points)

    March 7, 2014 - Solid and straightforward. Nice, but I was hoping for more given Banshee's track record.

  • PMAK Likes this wine: (88 points)

    January 17, 2014 - Color is garnet. Moderately aromatic. I get hit with strawberries and spices (vanilla) and I get some earthy notes after it opens up. Has a smooth finish but not very persistent . It definitely attacks with a spicy bite. Moderately crisp (+) with low tannins. Medium bodied. For the price, its a good but I prefer the Meiomi Pinot over this on taste and price.

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  • By Antonio Galloni
    Sonoma and Beyond: New Releases (Feb 2014) (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2012
  • Type Red
  • Producer Banshee
  • Varietal Pinot Noir
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Sonoma County
  • Appellation Sonoma County
  • UPC Code 091037062055

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 88 (52%)
  • Consumed 81 (48%)

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Who Likes This Wine

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