Red

2006 Ampelos Pinot Noir Rho

Pinot Noir

  • USA
  • California
  • Central Coast
  • Sta. Rita Hills
Drink between 2009 - 2014 (Edit)
CT89.5 26 reviews
N.V.
Label borrowed from 2007
2007
Label borrowed from 2008
2008
Label borrowed from 2009
2009
Label borrowed from 2011
2011
Label borrowed from 2012
2012
Label borrowed from 2013
2013
Label borrowed from 2014
2014
1 of 8

Community Tasting Notes 18

  • WhereWineHow Likes this wine: 93 points

    May 27, 2013 - Tart cherries with some nice age. Still very expressive. Became quite a bit more impressive after opening it, vacu-vining, and then holding for two nights.

  • KristianT wrote: 88 points

    February 14, 2013 - Very light colour with a teal hue on the rim. Come across quite mature. Nice clean Pinot flavours with a fresh acid grip. On the simple side, but quite enjoyable.

  • Leomania Likes this wine: 91 points

    February 12, 2013 - Last bottle and by far the best. Took some time for it to hit its stride. Cherry/raspberry pie, wonderful depth and concentration. Ample acidity gives a nice lift into the medium-length finish.

  • BradboBaggins Likes this wine: 88 points

    December 2, 2012 - Good acid and fruit, very food friendly for a ripe California pinot. A bit simple at this point as the fruit is starting to fade a bit and nothing it really taking over.

  • ListenToMeWine wrote: 87 points

    October 13, 2012 - Much better the. Second day. Simple. Red fruit, cranberry.

1 - 5 of 18 More notes

Pro Reviews 2

Add a Pro Review

Professional reviews have copyrights and you can view them here for your personal use only as private content. To view pro reviews you must either subscribe to a pre-integrated publication or manually enter reviews. Learn more.

Manage Subscriptions

Vinous

  • By Josh Raynolds
    November/December 2009, IWC Issue #147 (link)

    (Ampelos Pinot Noir Rho Ampelos Vineyards Sta. Rita Hills) Subscribe to see review text.

Burghound

  • By Allen Meadows
    October 2009, Issue #36 (link)

    (Ampelos Cellars Pinot Noir Rho Villages Red) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2006
  • Type Red
  • Producer Ampelos
  • Varietal Pinot Noir
  • Designation Rho
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Central Coast
  • Appellation Sta. Rita Hills

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 57 (34%)
  • Consumed 109 (66%)

Food Pairing

No food pairings available.

Who Likes This Wine

100% Like It  7 votes

More About This Wine

Articles

Add Articles

Report a Problem

Close
© 2003-19 CellarTracker! LLC.

Report a Problem

Close