Goldeneye Pinot Noir 2019, Anderson Valley
Showcasing the rich diversity of the Anderson Valley, this exuberant wine displays
fresh, enticing aromas of juicy raspberry, summer strawberry and red plum, as well as
hints of bramble, black tea, anise, sweet saddle leather and a touch of salinity. On the
palate, bright acidity and firm, chewy tannins converge to create a supple texture that
accentuates the Bing cherry and blackberry pie flavors, with sophisticated notes of
nutmeg, cardamom and savory umami emerging on the finish to create a sumptuous and
cerebral drinking experience.
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Pali Huntington Pinot Noir 2017, Santa Barbara$29.00
Named after owners’, Tim Perr and Scott Knight, coastal hometown of Pacific Palisades (Pali for short), located on the west side of Los Angeles, the wine bears the name of a Pacific Palisades neighborhood – Huntington.
Brilliant deep red/garnet color. Nose shows fresh cherries, strawberry, baking spices, toasted oak and hints of bacon fat. The palate gives up dark red fruit flavors, earthy mushrooms and loads of spices finishing with warm notes of vanilla and coffee. Silky texture on a medium-weighted palate with perfumed flavors that permeate up to the nose. Lively, visceral and brooding.
“This bottling is one of the most reliably delicious Pinot Noirs for less than $30 each vintage, and this year is one of the best. Warm, even buttery aromas of brioche, strawberry jam and baking spice prove immensely inviting, leading into an approachable yet complex palate where fruit-punch flavors are lifted by clove, tart plum skins and vanilla on the finish.” Editor’s Choice – 92 Points – Wine Enthusiast
91 Points – Wine Spectator
Trecini Pinot Noir 2019, Russian River Valley$36.00
From the historical town of Jera, in Tuscany, Italy, John Vicini brought with him the passion and love of wine that were handed from one generation to another for over 150 years. Now living and working with Cathy, his wife, and David, their son, they bring to you exceptional wines from the gently rolling vineyard covered hills of Sonoma County, the Russian River, and the Dry Creek Valley. Starting in 1994, John and Cathy grew and sold their own premium Russian River grapes. In 1999 they expanded their family's business to developing and introducing their own label, Trecini, representing the three Vicini's. Due to the year’s cooler climate and lower yields, the 2019 Trecini Pinot Noir shows a great deal of finesse and more of the softer undertones. The nose of this incredible Pinot brings you right to the vineyard with a real sense of terroir and an abundance of sweet fresh red fruits, mature strawberry, raspberries, and red currants. The well balanced and finesse is followed down the palate matching the aromas which are engaged by notes of exotic spices, red licorice, cola, and just a slight hint of menthol. The 777 clone does come through with the velvety palate bringing the spice while the 828 helps balance with more of the minerality and colas. Aging this Pinot Noir in French Oak for 10 months developed more complexity and enhanced the mouth feel.
Talbott Pinot Noir 2017, Sleepy Hollow Vineyard$53.00
The 2017 Talbott Sleepy Hollow Pinot Noir is an elegant, luxurious expression of the world-class wine produced in our Sleepy Hollow Vineyard. Our flagship Pinot Noir offers a distinct earthiness, minerality and dark fruit intensity characteristic of Sleepy Hollow’s long growing season and terroir. Aromas of sarsaparilla, nutmeg and clove mingle with notes of ripe black cherry, raspberry and vanilla bean to deliver a rich, mouth-filling texture. Highly detailed red and black berry flavors, vibrant acidity and well-heeled tannins support the inherent minerality that yields a complex finish. 93 Points Wine Advocate and James Suckling. 91 Points Wine Spectator. 90 Points Wine Enthusiast.