Red

2008 Pine Ridge Pinot Noir Forefront

Pinot Noir

  • USA
  • > California
  • > Central Coast
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Community Tasting Notes 37

  • Mips wrote: (88 points)

    August 21, 2012 - This didn't need aeration at this point. While it did not have the depth of burgundies, it was an extremely pleasant pinot w some dimension. I wouldn't wait another year to drink this. I am sorry it was my last bottle.

  • sophiesmom wrote: (87 points)

    January 29, 2012 - Aerated into glass. Initial smell was of funk and olives...very strange. Bigger wine than I usually like for a Pinot Noir. Much better after standing in the glass for an hour. Okay, not my favorite, will see how it is today.

  • MoreWinePlease wrote: (88 points)

    May 12, 2011 - Medium ruby colour. Light nose of strawberry jello. Nice subtle notes of sassafras, sweet oak, fresh parsley and bing cherry show up initially, followed by a medium body of red rasberry and luden's cough drops(well, almost). No off odors, clean, well-made for the style and reasonably priced. Tasted against a similarly priced, '08 Mud House/central otago NZ pinot, which was also good with a slightly longer finish and more of a red pie cherry profile.

  • Anonymous wrote: (85 points)

    March 29, 2011 - Lots of fruit, bigger than preferred.

  • Anonymous wrote: (87 points)

    March 25, 2011 - Better second day.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2008
  • Type Red
  • Producer Pine Ridge
  • Varietal Pinot Noir
  • Designation Forefront
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Central Coast
  • Appellation Central Coast
  • UPC Code 000579515028

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 135 (28%)
  • Consumed 344 (72%)

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