2007 | Pinot Noir
Mendocino Coast / Anderson Valley; Philo, CA, USA
(91-93; Drink 2017-27, 2H decant)
Nose has perfectly dehydrated strawberry+raspberry, crushed ripe black cherry, bittersweet chocolate chips and moist forest aromas.
Palate has strawberry jam, dried raspberry, earthy tones and dark chocolate with a long finish, excluding tannins.
In a perfect spot for loving a perfectly aged Anderson Valley PN...
Paired to pork tenderloin medallions in a Maitake/Sage/Madeira sauce. — 7 hours ago
An excellent Chardonnay. Rich, fruity and a touch of oaky flavor. — 15 days ago
Straight down the middle solid. No too ripe. Not too oaky. Plenty of acid. Green aople. Big distro. Safe bet for your shrimp cocktail at the steakhouse with the obvious wine list. Thumbs up. — a day ago
🤯 delicious. Microscopic bubbles. Silky gravenstein apple with the kiss of meter lemon and the lightest brioche on the back. It’s just drinking so well — 24 days ago
2013 vintage. Overtly decadent, überripe and spent when tasting just after decanting. No sediment. Initial temp tasted was at about 60 degrees F. Rated an 8.8. Beyond golden color in the decanter. Prepared an ice bucket ice bath with double linen napkins atop the remaining ice and placed the decanter roughly 25% into the ice bath. Let sit for 20-25 mins. Retasted. Wine temp was closer to 45 degrees F. Completely different wine. Tasted like a top-notch, 10 year old Meursault with ridiculous amounts of vanilla bean and crème brûlée. Slight undercurrent of acidity wove the entire endeavor together. Now? A 9.4. Not my style but it didn't suck. 11.15.23. — 18 days ago
This California, non-region specific, red blend knocked my socks off when someone ordered a bottle at dinner. I’d never have chosen it myself, but am glad I tried it. Beautiful nose, tannins and finish. And at $35.99 at our local wine store, it’s a steal! — 6 days ago
Delicious. So much depth of flavor. Drank on thanksgiving with Colin and Alanna. — 10 days ago