Red

2005 Sea Smoke Pinot Noir Southing

Pinot Noir

  • USA
  • California
  • Central Coast
  • Sta. Rita Hills
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Community Tasting Notes 499

  • PJHaveron Likes this wine: 92 points

    December 29, 2019 - Drank over two nights - still showed good depth and complexity although at the end of its life cycle

  • DBSingleton wrote:

    October 8, 2019 - Unfortunately this bottle was bad, not corked, just bad. We could not drink it. I have one other bottle and will try that later.

  • hanasowner wrote: 89 points

    July 27, 2019 - Opened 30 minutes in advance...very nice tasting for what it is...mature Pinot that is still hanging on to some fruit...recommend drinking up.

  • Jonathan T Likes this wine: 93 points

    April 10, 2019 - Not as good as it might have been 2 or 3 years ago, but I will say this. I wolfed down about 3/4 of a bottle in about 30 minutes. And I kind of feel dirty doing so. It is still delicious and clearly irresistible. I can't get over how great this vintage was for Sea Smoke.

  • LorenzoIlMagnifico Likes this wine: 88 points

    November 22, 2018 - Soft, mature Pinot Noir. Some tannin but not overpowering. Spicey in the mouth. Seems to be at its peak.

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  • By Linda Murphy
    11/23/2007 (link)

    (Sea Smoke, Southing Pinot Noir Sta Rita Hills Red) Subscribe to see review text.

Vinous

  • By Josh Raynolds
    November/December 2007, IWC Issue #135 (link)

    (Sea Smoke Pinot Noir Southing Santa Rita Hills) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By Allen Meadows
    4th Quarter, 2007, Issue #28 (link)

    (Sea Smoke Cellars Pinot Noir Southing Red) Subscribe to see review text.

RJonWine.com

  • By Richard Jennings
    9/12/2007 (link) 93 points

    (Sea Smoke Pinot Noir Southing) Medium bright cherry red color; red fruit and roses nose; tasty, tart red fruit and cherry with good depth; medium-plus finish

Wine Library TV

  • By Gary Vaynerchuk
    Sea Smoke Pinot Noir, Episode #291, 8/10/2007 (link) 93 points

    (Sea Smoke Southing Pinot Noir) #2; COLOR-medium dark; NOSE-a little tighter; concrete aspect; cherries & raspberry; TASTE-more weight than the Botella; little Venison; pepper; strawberry; a little more New World; a good wine; very fresh; WS-92/94; GV-93

RJonWine.com

  • By Richard Jennings
    6/9/2007 (link) 93 points

    (Sea Smoke Pinot Noir Southing) Ripe cherry, smoky palate; tasty, ripe cherry palate with well integrated oak; medium-plus finish

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2005
  • Type Red
  • Producer Sea Smoke
  • Varietal Pinot Noir
  • Designation Southing
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Central Coast
  • Appellation Sta. Rita Hills
  • UPC Codes 859012000023, 877591002788

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 46 (1%)
  • In Cellars 2,027 (35%)
  • Consumed 3,665 (64%)

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