Cost: $24.95 (Sale until 24 April 2016: $22.95)
Grape: Pinot Noir
Category: Red Wine
Location LCBO Vintages
Country: United States
Region: Russian River Valley, Sonoma County
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Rodney Strong
Alcohol: 14.5% Alcohol/Vol.
Consistently a nice drinking, full flavoured & balanced RRS Pinot at a reasonable price
Description: Light to medium ruby in colour with a medium intense nose. This wine features pine, cranberry, crabapples, cherry, rhubarb, cinnamon, cloves and forest greens. Medium+ body with mild tannins, good acidity, a long length and the alcohol is well integrated.
Negatives: The 14.5% alcohol
Interesting Note: Slightly chill and if you can use the balloon style Pinot glass
Drink now or in the next 5-7 years on its own or pair it with Turkey Cranberry and Grilled Brie Panini.
Tasted: 21 April 2016
Score: /10, Value: 9/10 (Sale: 9+/10) Total: 18/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4