McIntyre Vineyards Estate Pinot Noir 2015
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2015 was one of those years where everything went smoothly in the vineyard and winery. The vines were balanced, the yields were low, the fruit was ripe and concentrated and the winemaking process was effortless. The resulting Pinot Noir is deep, rich and graceful. It is emblematic of our estate Pinots. The aromatics range from strawberries, cherries and blackberries to earth, spice and "sous bois." The palate is lush, smooth and pure.
Pale to medium ruby-purple in color, the 2015 Estate Pinot Noir features rose hip tea, kirsch and rhubarb notes over notions of red cherries and red currants, with wafts of underbrush and lavender. Medium-bodied, softly spoken and seductive in its restraint and pretty perfume, it has silken tannins framing the elegant red berry flavors, finishing with an herbal lift.
Score: 90, Lisa Perrotti-Brown, September 29, 2017
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