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Community Tasting Notes (2) Avg Score: 90.7 points

  • Would have scored even better, but probably waited too long to pull the cork on this one. Initial nose was earthy, rusty, and with a bit of sour cherry. Eventually opened up more to show more sour cherry, and cherry cola, with some interesting minerality. Still thoroughly enjoyable, but will not wait so long on later vintages.

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  • The last -- amd by far the best -- bottle of this terrific Cali pinot. Age has been very kind to this wine, in fact there is some lightening at the edges. The nose is dominated by red fruits but is made nicely complex by nutmeg, cinnamon and maybe a hint of sous bois... wonderful! The palate is carried by sappy, sweet pinot red fruits, with some underlying darker earthy and mineral complexities, a nice medium body, and a decent finish. You wouldn't name this as Burgundy in a blind tasting, but you would definitely notice and appreciate that this wine is more balanced, complex and elegant than many "Yee-haw!" Cali pinots these days. I might have scored it a 90 or 91, but this wonderful wine gets extra points for its extra dimensions. Well done!

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