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Siduri Sonatera Vineyard Pinot Noir 2012Siduri Sonatera Vineyard Pinot Noir 2012
rws52604$34.99
Size: 750ml
Varietal: Pinot Noir
Country: United States
Region: California
Sub-Region: Sonoma Coast
Producer: Siduri

WS 92 WA 92 WE 91


The 2012 Siduri Sonatera Vineyard Pinot Noir shows much of the same character as the 2011 vintage, but with a broader brush of fruit overlaying it all. The fruit is what you first notice now, primarily red fruits with great intensity. Underneath this fruit, however, emerges the dried herb and pine characteristics thatare often found in our Sonatera Vineyard Pinot Noirs. With some age these characteristics will undoubtedly emerge in greater force. Combining these two elements, the savory, earth notes with the rich fruit, is truly what makes this Sonatera Pinot Noir special.

Reviews:

"Focused on pure, rich and firm blackberry, spice, cedar and crushed rock notes, this is a vibrant, structured Pinot, with firm tannins and excellent length. The acidity and tannins give this backbone and structure. Drink now through 2023." -Rated 92, Wine Spectator

"The 2012 Pinot Noir Sonatera Vineyard is defined by its floral, rose and mint-driven personality. Christmas spice, boysenberry and exotic fruit qualities all lend a supporting role, and itís medium-bodied, juicy and seamless on the palate, with a hard-to-resist personality. Enjoy bottles over the coming 4-5 years." -Rated 92, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

"Dryness, tannins and acidity characterize this Pinot Noir. They make it severe, but thereís a huge heart of raspberries that makes it score high on the deliciousness factor. You can certainly enjoy it now, but it will evolve until 2020. Cellar Selection" -Rated 91, Wine Enthusiast