Barnett Tina Maria

Cost: $44.99
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.

Negatives: None

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

Top Pick

Score: 9.5+/10, Value: 8.5+/10, Total: 19/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4.5+