VML Winery

2012 Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir

California: Sonoma County: Russian River Valley

Offer Expired:Sep 20, 2014 at 11:59 pm
$32.00
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Tasting Profile

Look:

A hearty, deep ruby red in the center of the glass, with flecks of darker magenta throughout.

Smell:

Very pleasant, fruit forward aromas on today’s wine. Deep black cherry, plum, and currant leads the way, with touches of summer bramble, tobacco leaf, and black peppercorn as well.

Taste:

Deliciously fruit-driven across the palate, with robust, juicy black cherry and Santa Rosa plum laid overtop dried rose petals, mushroomy earth, toasty cherry wood, candied red cherry, peppercorn, and a slight touch of fresh rosemary.

Finish:

Very soft on entry, with bright acidity and just a touch of fine, velvety tannin structure.

Pairing:

Grilled pork tenderloin, served with a sour cherry balsamic glaze.

What the Winery Says

Winemaker
Virginia Marie Lambrix
Accolades
91 Points - Sommelier & Wine Critic Chris Sawyer
Appellation
Russian River Valley
Fruit Variety
100% Pinot Noir
Barrel Aging
9 months in French oak, 40% new
ABV
14.8%

About the Winery

Offer Expired:Sep 20, 2014 at 11:59 pm
$32.00
Avg. Price
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