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"VII. The Moonshiner" Carneros Pinot Noir

9.0122 ratings
8.923 pro ratings
Carneros, North 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
Charlie Koster

Full of pep, this one.

Full of pep, this one.

1 person found it helpfulNov 25th, 2014
Yianni Stoner

distinct rhone character on the nose

distinct rhone character on the nose

1 person found it helpfulSep 6th, 2014
Audrie Olguin

Consultant Winemaker

8.5

Strawberry, cherry, bright fresh fruit

Strawberry, cherry, bright fresh fruit

Dec 31st, 2015
Josh Orr

Beautifully elegant #pinotnoir #msclassic

Beautifully elegant #pinotnoir #msclassic

Sep 26th, 2015
Rebecca Fletcher

Cherry, earthy, dried herbs, wet stone. M+ acid m tannin. Broody, dark, musty and funky. Nicely balanced.

Cherry, earthy, dried herbs, wet stone. M+ acid m tannin. Broody, dark, musty and funky. Nicely balanced.

Aug 22nd, 2015
Sybaritewino C.Lawrence

lacking the vibrancy I want from top end #caneros #pinot.

lacking the vibrancy I want from top end #caneros #pinot.

Jul 10th, 2015
Mike Reis

Cicerone Monk's Kettle & Abbot's Cellar, Beer Writer SeriousEats

9.2

Enjoying this vintage. Luxardo cherries, cedar, orange oil. Big juice.

Enjoying this vintage. Luxardo cherries, cedar, orange oil. Big juice.

Feb 24th, 2015
Jonathan Cristaldi

Writer First We Feast, LA Magazine, SOMM Journal

9.2

Splendid dark cherry, cedar and vibrancy on the palate. Just sheer pleasure.

Splendid dark cherry, cedar and vibrancy on the palate. Just sheer pleasure.

Feb 4th, 2015
Miss Harvey

Nice Pinot - good to drink on its own

Nice Pinot - good to drink on its own

Mar 26th, 2018
John Holey

Wonderful light Burgundian premier cru Pinot! ...and Ver young with upside potential!

Wonderful light Burgundian premier cru Pinot! ...and Ver young with upside potential!

May 5th, 2017