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    Schug Carneros Pinot Noir (375ML half-bottle) 2009
    Pinot Noir - Carneros, California

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    • PR92
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    Professional Ratings: 92 PinotReport

    Region: Carneros, California

    Varietal: Pinot Noir

    Style: Smooth & Supple

    Alcohol By Volume: 14%

    • 10%
    • 16%

    Item no. 114469

    Winemaker's Notes:

    This classic Carneros region Pinot Noir offers a wide range of flavors and aromas, in the tradition of the finest red Burgundies of France. "Clonal diversity" is achieved by carefully blending several vineyard lots, each retaining its own unique clonal signature in the blend. The result is a complex wine with a rich bouquet of cherries, berries and hints of spicy new oak. It has flavors reminiscent of black cherry, currant and strawberry, followed by a rich, spicy texture and a long silky finish.

    This wine pairs nicely with lamb, duck, even grilled fish, and will improve with additional cellaring for 2 to 5 years.

    Critical Acclaim:

    Medium ruby color; spicy cherry aromas with a hint of thyme; rich, ripe bright red cherry flavors with spice and herbal notes; sweet oak; silky texture; good structure and balance; long finish. Rich, spicy Pinot that is fabulous on its own but also try it with grilled chicken.

    92 Points
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    rm_maley (12/18/2012)
    Fruity, well balanced. Nice wine
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    Bathus--Amateur Wine Philosopher (1/27/2013)
    Interesting combination of dried and fresh cherry flavors. Also some burnt caramel. Oak is under control. More austere than a typical Cali PN. Very nice.
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    Michael Hoeh (10/4/2012)
    Bright and Balanced.. with just a little bit of oak..
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    Mauro Cibien (5/2/2013)
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    himanw (9/25/2012)

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