Cirq

Cirq

Treehouse Vineyard Pinot Noir 2012

May have passed it’s peak. Less the show pony it usually is. Still very good but definitely different than normal. Less fruit forward. More edgy. — 12 days ago

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Admit One Adult Bootlegger's Hill Pinot Noir

Fruit forward, bright cherry notes, beautiful nose and legs. Highly extracted and wonderful mouth feel. A stunner. — 3 years ago

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Lisa Herz

Lisa Herz

Bright cherry, warm velvety mouth feel. Perfect for late summer grill.

Alden Alli

Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

Not the big, over-the-top fruit bomb you get with Kosta Browne, nor the elegant intensity of CIRQ. Much leaner and more austere. Probably what someone with a classically trained Burgundian palate would call the perfect expression of Pinot Noir. Just not in my wheelhouse. @Bill Bender and @DAG probably know exactly what I'm talking about. Addendum: several hours have passed since opening and the wine has improved greatly in literally every respect. The nearly non-existent nose now oozes from the glass. The mid palate shows much more fruit, and most of all, the finish exhibits great reach. This wine benefits greatly from a lengthy decant. Lesson learned. — 4 years ago

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Bill Bender

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At least you're not a dentist @Roman Sukley you could never pull off the moustache
Roman Sukley

Roman Sukley

So true @Bill Bender But other than Super Mario, who could?
Bill Bender

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Hahaha 😂 @Roman Sukley I suppose you're right. There's Borat but he's a fictional character so that probably doesn't count.

Cirq

Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2011

Better than Kosta Browne!!! — 3 months ago

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Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2018

Bang bang bang. This young Pinot jumps out fast and quick. Very similar to Cirq. Absolutely a gem. Strong cherry and medium length finish. Note from vineyard recommended decanting for several hours if consumed soon but I did not think it needed it. Looking forward to the next bottle already. — 7 months ago

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Joseph Drouhin

Puligny-Montrachet Chardonnay

Sommelier, fredrick, at Le Cirq las Vegas , says this will be his last glass — 4 years ago

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And what is your "last glass" Mr Edwards?

Kosta Browne

Kanzler Vineyard Pinot Noir 2005

05 Kanzler. I'm still coming down from last weekend with @DAG @Bill Bender @Charles Gudas What a great gathering. But this 11 year old Kanzler is ticking off all the right boxes. Menthol (alright @DAG EUCALYPTUS), cherries on the nose, bright fruits on the mid-palate, terrifically long finish. Who says KB can't age? In a beautiful place right now. Kanzler always one of my favorites. I have a vertical going. I'm intrigued with CIRQ. Michael Browne is a talented artist. Already looking forward to the next gathering of the Crew. — 5 years ago

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You say CIRQ and I'll get CIRQ @Roman Sukley I trust your palette

Cirq

Bootlegger's Hill Pinot Noir 2014

Price tag too high. — 5 months ago

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Cirq. Super fun. Thx Michael Browne! — 4 years ago

Kosta Browne

Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir 2014

2014 Kosta Browne Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir. Frighteningly good! (Get it? You know, Halloween? Never mind) The Santa Lucia has become one of my favorites from KB. Beautiful bright garnet color. Spicy aromatics of berries, wild flowers and anise. Honeyed fresh ripened black cherries and Dr Pepper (in a good way) on the palate. A mushroomy, sandalwood, herbaceous, forest floor component lurking in the shadows Vibrant and powerful. Good acidity. I don’t understand the professional reviews that describe this Wine as “light-bodied.” What am I missing? Maybe because the grapes come from the coolest region of KB’s three appellation level Pinots? In any event, I think I prefer it to the Russian River and Sonoma Coast bottlings. Don’t think I’ve ever been disappointed by a KB. Along with CIRQ, Marcassin and Ferren, my favorite Pinots. My best to Dan Kosta after the devastating fires. — 4 years ago

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James Cahill

James Cahill

Drinking the '09 of this same wine right now and there is a sandalwood presence that is somewhat steeling the fruit show.
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Photography 9.8
Peggy Hadley

Peggy Hadley

Great notes. Love this Pinot as well.