Grape Variety: Pinot Noir
Category: Red wine
Location Bought: Total Wines, Florida
Country: United States
Region: Green Valley, Russian River Valley
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Barnett Vineyards
Alcohol: 13.5% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Light garnet to ruby in colour with a medium+ intense nose.
There’s yummy and there’s YUMMY, this is the later. A good wine to have with my birthday dinner
Positives: This complex wine features pine, purple lilacs, sultana, dark cherry, pomegranates, strawberry, autumn leaves, bacon, pickled beets and cherry pipe tobacco. Medium minus body and tannins with good acidity & a long length.
Interesting Note: One of my favourites, if not the favourite Pinot Noir
Drink now or cellar it for another 7 years on its own or pair it with Rosemary roasted duck.
Tasted: 12 March 2014
Score: 9.5+/10, Value: 8.5+/10, Total: 19/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4.5+