The Paring Pinot Noir 2008

Pinot Noir Pinot Noir
California, Usa

$24.90 (218958)

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88 pts
6
March 19, 2011

Critic Reviews (4)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Smoky and reductive, with plenty of toasted barrel influence, yet fairly decent fruit intensity and concentration to...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

Earth, black truffle, black tea and dried cherry characterize the nose. Palate shows off masculine style with cigar...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a buxom California pinot with very ripe cherry fruit and all kinds of smoky oak, green cedar and coffee on...

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Margaret Swaine
Margaret Swaine

The owners of Napa's legendary Screaming Eagle vineyard launched 101 Wine Company (Jonata), a new winery in the Santa...

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Community Reviews (2)

Brad Mate
Brad Mate

Wow Edward, good review! I agree with ya brother. It's a nice rich/ complex Cali pinot. At $32 it's actually a deal. Most Cali Pinots that share the same pazazz roll in at around $50 or higher. Kudos to the wine maker and the LCBO for no marking it up!

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Edward Rasiulis
Edward Rasiulis

Description: Med garnet, med+ intensity on the nose. A lot going on with rhubarb, cranberry, strawberry, pine, allspice, violets & earth tones. On the palate, dry, soft tannins, med+ acidity, med- weight, balanced, long length. Rhubarb, cranberry, strawberry, pomegranate, cherry, suede, pine & light earth tones. Complex wine, good quality. Food friendly or drink on it's own. Compliments turkey well. Score: 9+/10, value: 8+/10, Total: 18/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4

Tasted: 8 April 2011

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