Red

2005 Failla Pinot Noir Rancho Santa Rosa

Pinot Noir

  • USA
  • California
  • Central Coast
  • Sta. Rita Hills
Drink between 2007 - 2009 (Edit)
CT90.4 14 reviews

Community Tasting Notes 8

  • Labrador Likes this wine: (90 points)

    May 6, 2016 - Drinking beautifully right now. Bright red fruit, spice and a nice earthiness, balanced, and a long finish. It held its own with a 2008 Domaine Serene Grace. I look forward to enjoying this wine again, along with other Failla pinots.

  • Acohen wrote: (90 points)

    November 14, 2011 - Good cherry nose and medium bodied Pinot with some spice and earth n the finish

  • jwensm wrote: (92 points)

    April 19, 2011 - Very nice.bees Ed to be a liitle past prime and lost a liitle of it's fruit.

  • Double D wrote: (93 points)

    January 20, 2011 - Nice garnet color and crystal clear, not much aroma on opening but this has developed into a nicely balanced Santa Rita Hills pinot. We'll see how it holds up over the next hour.

  • Double D wrote: (91 points)

    October 1, 2009 - Great taste and I would rate it higher but it seems a bit cloudy on opening.

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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    May/June 2007, IWC Issue #132 (link)

    (Failla Pinot Noir Rancho Santa Rosa Santa Rita Hills) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2005
  • Type Red
  • Producer Failla
  • Varietal Pinot Noir
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Rancho Santa Rosa
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Central Coast
  • Appellation Sta. Rita Hills

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 1 (1%)
  • In Cellars 67 (52%)
  • Consumed 60 (47%)

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Who Likes This Wine

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