Grape: Pinot Noir
Category: Red Wine
Location: LCBO Vintages
Country: United States
Region: Santa Lucia Highlands, Monterey County, California
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Wagner Family of Wines
Alcohol: 14.8% Alcohol/Vol.
Not for the faint of heart Pinot lovers as this wine leans towards Port
Description: Opaque ruby in colour with a medium+ intense nose. This wine features pine, blueberry pie, bramble fruit, dark cherry, plum, figs, cinnamon and cloves on the nose. Full body with mild tannin, good acidity and a long length.
Negatives: Some heat from the 14.8% alcohol.
Interesting Note: Use the balloon style glassware and chill it to 15C
Drink now or in the next 10 years on its own or pair it with Grilled Rack of Lamb.
Tasted: 25 December 2016
Score: 9/10, Value: 8/10 Total: 17/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+