Hilliard Bruce

Earth Pinot Noir

9.020 ratings
9.27 pro ratings
Sta. Rita Hills, 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
Morgen McLaughlin

Red cola fruit, brown spice, rich, ripe from a cool vintage.

Red cola fruit, brown spice, rich, ripe from a cool vintage.

1 person found it helpfulMar 2nd, 2015
Aaron Means

More earthy than their other releases. Really enjoying it's more restrained fruit and expressive terroir character. Still balanced and food friendly.

More earthy than their other releases. Really enjoying it's more restrained fruit and expressive terroir character. Still balanced and food friendly.

1 person found it helpfulDec 6th, 2014
Jonathan Cristaldi

Writer First We Feast, LA Magazine, SOMM Journal

10

A splendidly complex and perfectly balanced Pinot from the literal edge of the #staritahills AVA and from rising star @hilliardbrucevineyards visting and getting to know these wines is a MUST. #delectableapp

A splendidly complex and perfectly balanced Pinot from the literal edge of the #staritahills AVA and from rising star @hilliardbrucevineyards visting and getting to know these wines is a MUST. #delectableapp

1 person found it helpfulJul 28th, 2014
Bruce Homer

Excellent Californian Pinot.

Excellent Californian Pinot.

Dec 26th, 2017
Mike Kumazawa

2011... nice in that shows more than just fruit but a little heavy handed all around

2011... nice in that shows more than just fruit but a little heavy handed all around

Aug 9th, 2015
Herbert Fong

Great finish, long lingering, hint cherry nose, slight currant, tannin supple, earth tone, musky,4 hand clap - great with mandarin orange DUCK- slow roast-crispy skin

Great finish, long lingering, hint cherry nose, slight currant, tannin supple, earth tone, musky,4 hand clap - great with mandarin orange DUCK- slow roast-crispy skin

May 21st, 2014
Jeffrey Bragman

President at WINEPSYCH

9.1

Jeffrey had this 4 years ago

Jeffrey had this 4 years ago

Feb 9th, 2016
Amy Ciarametaro

Amy had this 5 years ago

Amy had this 5 years ago

Aug 10th, 2015
Ben Doren

Ben had this 6 years ago

Ben had this 6 years ago

Nov 18th, 2014
Chuck Van Fleet

Chuck had this 6 years ago

Chuck had this 6 years ago

May 5th, 2014