Alta Maria Vineyards

Santa Maria Valley Pinot Noir

9.015 ratings
8.86 pro ratings
Santa Maria Valley, Central Coast, California, USA
Pinot Noir
Turkey, Game, Exotic Spices, Soft Cheese, Duck, Goose, Salads & Greens, Potato, Quinoa, Farro, Brown Rice, White Rice, Pasta, Herbs, Nuts & Seeds, Mushrooms, Chicken, Meaty & Oily Fish, Shellfish, Crab & Lobster, Stew, Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Salami & Prosciutto, Salmon, Quinoa, Shellfish
Top Notes For
Erich Broksas

Early Mountain Vineyards

9.3

It is the 10 year anniversary of @AltaMariaWine so seemed like a good night to open this up.

It is the 10 year anniversary of @AltaMariaWine so seemed like a good night to open this up.

Oct 18th, 2015
John-Paul Henaff

Sales WineWise/The Vienna Wine Company

8.5

2011

2011

Mar 12th, 2014
Tom Casagrande

My last bottle of this low alcohol (12.7) PN from 2011 has held up beautifully. Ripe cherry, fresh oregano leaves, and slate like minerals in the nose. Lots of gravel and sous bois initially give way to dark cherry fruit with a gunflint minerality. Great balance.

My last bottle of this low alcohol (12.7) PN from 2011 has held up beautifully. Ripe cherry, fresh oregano leaves, and slate like minerals in the nose. Lots of gravel and sous bois initially give way to dark cherry fruit with a gunflint minerality. Great balance.

Nov 25th, 2016
Tom Casagrande

Blind I would place this as a good quality village burg. Got that sappy moist earth nose. Starts with earthy cherries and transitions to a broad, savory, clingy, roasted herb and earthy/ minerally finish.

Blind I would place this as a good quality village burg. Got that sappy moist earth nose. Starts with earthy cherries and transitions to a broad, savory, clingy, roasted herb and earthy/ minerally finish.

Sep 26th, 2015
Cierra Lussier

Very drinkable

Very drinkable

Nov 25th, 2014
Nate Axline

Nate had this 2 years ago

Nate had this 2 years ago

Jan 21st, 2018
IPOB In Pursuit of Balance

2011

Feb 4th, 2014
Colin Yates

Wine Buyer Macadoodles Fine Wine & Spirits

8.6

Colin had this 5 years ago

Colin had this 5 years ago

Nov 13th, 2014
Eduardo Bolaños

Sommelier Terroni Downtown LA

8.6

Eduardo had this 6 years ago

Eduardo had this 6 years ago

Jul 26th, 2014
Loren Grossman

Vintner Wilde Farm Wines

8.4

Loren had this 6 years ago

Loren had this 6 years ago

Feb 5th, 2014