Grape Variety: Pinot Noir
Category: Red Wine
Location Bought: LCBO Vintages
Country: United States
Region: Santa Maria Valley
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Cambria Winery
Alcohol: 14.5% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Medium to light garnet in colour and medium+ intense nose.
Positives: A typical California Pinot, in a good way, featuring pine, cherry, strawberry, rhubarb, cinnamon, pomegranate and an underlying note of smoke reminiscent of autumn leaves on an open fire. Medium to medium minus body, light tannins, medium+ acidity and a long length.
Interesting Point: Remember to slightly chill a Pinot.
Drink now or over the next 4 years on its own or pair it with peppercorn glazed pork pâte.
Tasted: 13 April 13
Score: 9/10, Value: 9/10 Total: 18/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4