Red

2007 MacMurray Ranch Pinot Noir Central Coast

Pinot Noir

  • USA
  • > California
  • > Central Coast
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Community Tasting Notes 67

  • Bam_Man Likes this wine: (88 points)

    February 19, 2013 - My last bottle of this, and I must say it has held up surprisingly well. Starting to look its age in the glass, with some bricking and amber around the edge. The strawberry and cherry fruit has faded a bit, but spice and cola notes lead to a long finish where traces of sweet fruit still kick in at the very end. Complex and enjoyable. Not quite outstanding, but noticeably better than any other Central Coast Pinot I've ever had from this producer.
    50+5+11+15+7=88

  • Bam_Man Likes this wine: (89 points)

    November 26, 2012 - Consistent with my previous note from earlier this year. Very, very good for an under $20 Central Coast Cali Pinot. A nicely balanced combination of strawberry and pomegranate fruit with a pleasant underlying acidity. The long, polished finish contains notes of cola, spice and a slightly chalky minerality. By far the best vintage of this I have tasted to date. Almost 90 points this time. 89+
    50+5+12+15+7=89

  • mrpalmer wrote: (90 points)

    May 27, 2012 - Drinking very smooth now. Still fresh. Lots of berry and earthiness.

  • Bam_Man wrote: (89 points)

    April 16, 2012 - I am generally not a big fan of mass produced California Pinot Noir, but this is a very good one. Such a nice nose of berries, spice, flowers and earth. On the palate this is quite complex - full of ripe, sweet strawberry and raspberry flavors along with lots of spice and a touch of oak. There's just enough acidity to keep it lively too. Really delicious and by far the best wine under $20 I have ever had from this producer.
    50+5+12+15+7=89

  • Yoderkl wrote: (87 points)

    November 25, 2011 - Great noir from healdsburg

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  • By Gregory Walter
    Issue #64, 4/1/2010 (link)

    (MacMurray Ranch Pinot Noir Central Coast) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By Richard Jennings
    4/10/2010 (link) 84 points

    (MacMurray Ranch Pinot Noir Central Coast) Red fruit, some carbonic maceration, cinnamon nose; ripe red fruit, cinnamon, simple palate; short-medium finish

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2007
  • Type Red
  • Producer MacMurray Ranch
  • Varietal Pinot Noir
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Central Coast
  • Appellation Central Coast
  • UPC Codes 085000015261, 085000229125

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 2 (0%)
  • In Cellars 234 (34%)
  • Consumed 460 (66%)

Food Pairing

MM - repeat at <$15, roast turkey

Who Likes This Wine

92% Like It  12 votes