Lobo Wines

2009 Lobo Pinot Noir, Oak Knoll

Pinot Noir •Wulff Vineyard

California: Napa Valley: Oak Knoll District

Offer Expired:Oct 25, 2012 at 11:59 pm
$40.00
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Enter the Wulff

Today’s fantastic Lobo Wines 2009 Pinot Noir, Oak Knoll, Napa Valley is a complex, unique and flavor-packed wine from a region that is not normally associated with Pinot Noir. It was this fact that initially drew us to the wine - and are we glad we tried it.

This wine is a wonderful reminder that, under the right care and conditions, a varietal that is not particularly well known, or even ‘well-suited’ to a particular AVA, can actually thrive there.

With bold aromatics that jump from the glass, bold, delicious red fruits telegraph themselves before even taking a sip. Once the wine hits the palate, it bursts with dark red fruit, soft spice and a hint of minerality. Overall, this is a very well-balanced wine that our tasting panel really went wild for.

Copious, extended fruit an elegant finish make it ideal for serving with a roast pork loin or an herbed rotisserie chicken.

Highly recommended, this is a Pinot Noir that you won’t want to miss out on.

Tasting Profile

Look:

Glistening ruby hues, from darker core to the slightly lighter edge. This vibrant-looking wine boasts a fast settling surface that, when swirled, awaits slow-moving, wine-colored tears that take a very long time to descend to the wine below.

Smell:

Vibrant and lush with sweet black cherry, raspberry, wild strawberry and sweet spice. After breathing for a little while, a follow on bevy of wild blueberry, wild fennel, clove and soft vanilla oak reveal themselves.

Taste:

Wild blackberry, black cherry, braised black fig, plum and young strawberry are complimented by underpinned sweet spice, black tea leaf, toasted sweetwood and a subtle hint of brine.

Finish:

This unique Oak Knoll Pinot Noir has a long ans lingering finish. With spiced cherry and dark plum flavors that very gradually yield to earthen flavors as velvety tannins and a balanced acidity bracket the flavors as they tail off, slowly.

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Offer Expired:Oct 25, 2012 at 11:59 pm
$40.00
Avg. Price
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