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2004 Sea Smoke Pinot Noir Southing
- Central Coast
- Sta. Rita Hills
Community Tasting Notes 303
iamandyc wrote: (91 points)
May 22, 2015 - Heavier, extracted style of pinot in 2004. Cherry color with a lighter to watery rim. Nose is strong with cherry, spices and a hint of cream. Body is fairly viscous. Attacks the palate right away with cherry fruit and heavy spice but finishes with a touch of cherry cola and honey. Very interesting and improved its integration and balance on 2nd day. Not for burgundian purists! Still going strong but I'd say it's slightly past peak as freshness is waning.
cjsavino Likes this wine: (92 points)
November 22, 2014 - Darkened color in the glass for a pinot. The nose is filled with spice and dried citrus fruits. The taste profile closely follows the nose, with a greater emphasis on the dried citrus.
tederf wrote: (90 points)
June 16, 2014 - Fruit still showing well. Strawberry and bright red cherry.
Cow Town wrote:
May 4, 2014 - Not sure if my bottle was over the hill or somehow bad, but it followed. Botella of the same vintage, and the Botella was better in every respect.
SeaSmoke wrote: (91 points)
December 28, 2013 - Similar comments to April 2011. Large format bottle so the wine has aged so well.
Pro Reviews 3
By Stephen Tanzer
September/October 2006, IWC Issue #128 (link)
(Sea Smoke Pinot Noir Southing Santa Rita Hills) Subscribe to see review text.
By Allen Meadows
3rd Quarter, 2006, Issue #23 (link)
(Sea Smoke Cellars Pinot Noir Southing Red) Subscribe to see review text.
By Richard Jennings
7/19/2008 (link) 91 points
(Sea Smoke Pinot Noir Southing) From magnum - Bright cherry red color; lovely floral, raspberry and cherry nose; raspberry, tart cherry, black cherry and sour cream palate; medium-plus finish 91+ pts.
- Vintage 2004
- Type Red
- Producer Sea Smoke
- Varietal Pinot Noir
- Designation Southing
- Vineyard n/a
- Country USA
- Region California
- SubRegion Central Coast
- Appellation Sta. Rita Hills
- UPC Code 859012000023
- Pending Delivery 15 (0%)
- In Cellars 1266 (39%)
- Consumed 2003 (61%)