Red

2010 Big Basin Vineyards Pinot Noir Coastview Vineyard

Pinot Noir

  • USA
  • California
  • Central Coast
  • Monterey County
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Community Tasting Notes 17

  • bravo.solares Likes this wine: 92 points

    October 28, 2018 - Very balanced and harmonious wine. Cherries (red and black), hint of leather, dirt, dried leaves, pine needles. Clearly CA, but with more earthiness than most CA PNs. Good enough acidity. Middle aged - I suspect this should still evolve over the next couple of yrs, and drink well for 5 more yrs. Beautiful pairing with Zuni’s roasted chicken.

  • bravo.solares wrote: 91 points

    October 13, 2018 - A little bit more evolved, but not quite as complex, as thr bottle I drank in June. Similar tasting note, but not nearly as good.

  • bravo.solares Likes this wine: 92 points

    July 29, 2018 - Very similar to previous bottle. Same tasting note applies.

  • bravo.solares Likes this wine: 93 points

    June 11, 2018 - This is drinking beautifully. Opened, let slow ox in bottle for 2hrs, then drank over the next two hrs. Very balanced and harmonious wine. Cherries, leather, dirt, dried leaves, pine needles. Clearly CA, but with more earthiness than most CA PNs. Good acidity. Middle aged - I suspect this should still evolve over the next couple of yrs, and drink well for 5 more yrs. Quite impressed. Reminded me of some Calera PNs I have recently had - although I think I liked this one even more.

  • tekygeek wrote: 95 points

    July 24, 2016 - Stunning. Dark red cherries, leather, tea leaf, baking spices. All the usual suspects and all in harmony right now. The wine was a pleasure from start to finish.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2010
  • Type Red
  • Producer Big Basin Vineyards
  • Varietal Pinot Noir
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Coastview Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Central Coast
  • Appellation Monterey County

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  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 25 (22%)
  • Consumed 91 (78%)

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