This was what I thought was a 2010 Bearwallow. It is actually the Home...
A beautiful follow to the 2012 MacDugal Ranch from Kutch. This is darker, but still perceptually red fruited and just as delicious. It might be a little deeper and more complex. Awesome wine.
I realize I am out of these already and wish I had a couple to age. Hopefully Kevin and Jeff will release some these later from their library... and forget that I have had a tough time with their 2010 Horseshoe Chardonay on the same night!
clearly Burgundian which is the double edged sword for me, lots of structure and clearly pinot but personally I think I'm just a fruit whore when it comes to pinot. Starting to open more on day 2 and becoming more expressive and hopefully tonight it really struts its stuff
Rhys Tasting With The Gang (My House): Tasted with 2010 Family Farm. In this instance, the Home outshined it. For one thing, the Home is less stemmy aromatically and for me what shows instead is a herb note, than the stem signature of the FF. Juicy here, maybe a touch riper than the FF. Also here is a real depth, with stony raspberry and black cherry, with a terrific, leaner styled finish. One of my best WsOTN.
Champagne and Pinot Noir Tasting: Great nose featuring dark fruit and spice. Lighter on the palate than the '09 Swan Terrace, but with good flavor intensity and slightly more nuanced and elegant. Flavors of red fruit and mineral. Great finish.
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