My notes are consistent with my previous bottle. This is a luscious, beautiful pinot noir that is just entering its ideal drinking window. It is perfect now, and I expect it will still be wonderful several years from now. This is pinot not mean to be analyzed, studied and dissected. It is pinot meant to be shared and enjoyed with old and special friends. On a side note, fwiw, this particular bottling has charmed people. On separate occasions, I have had people, who love wine but are not necessarily connoisseurs, tell me that this best wine they have ever had. I've never had that response from any other pinot, or any other vintage of KB for that matter.
Opened for Great Eight game. Medium bodied. Dark notes of toast, hoisin, plum, cola, black cherry, pomegranate, sassafras, cinnamon, dank strawberry, wet rock. Lacking vibrancy and electricy, given the vintage this is surprising, and somewhat one dimensional upon open. Better with air, showing more depth, roasted and smoky notes. I think air benefits this - give it 4 hours of air. Should continue to age.
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