Cost: $19.95
Grape Variety: Pinot Noir
Category: Red wine
Location Bought: LCBO Vintages
Country: California
Region: Santa Barbara County
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Jekel Vineyards
Alcohol: 14.1% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Medium light ruby in colour with a medium to medium+ intense nose.

A simple fruit driven Pinot that is deserving at its price

Positives: This wine features a light smoky note, cranberry, cherry, rhubarb & strawberry. Medium body, mild tannins with good acidity & a fairly long length.

Negatives: Some heat coming from the 14.1% alcohol.

Drink now or over the next 3 years on its own or pair it with tuna sashimi.

Tasted: 12 February 2014

Best Buy

Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 8.5+/10 Total: 17.5/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+

LCBO: 27268