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Sonoma Coast

USA, Pinot Noir, Anaba, Sonoma Coast, California, 2012

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N/ Cherry, raspberry, roses, cedar, a touch of white pepper, and cracked flint. T/ Light to medium mouthfeel. Clean cherry and raspberry flavors with nice wood tones. Mineral and acid presence very well balanced with the fruit. She closes with a pleasant lingering spice note. Very nice Sonoma Coast pinot example with an attractive price point. Alcohol […]

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USA, Pinot Noir, Bruliam Wines, Wildcat Mountain Vineyard, Sonoma Coast, California, 2010

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N/ Deep black cherries and plums. Musky spices, clean oak, and perfumed lavender delight. Pine needles stored in a cigar box. T/ Full mouthfeel. Acids are still dancing after a fair amount of bottle rest. Herbed, complex cherry and soft plum skin flavors. Elegant. Clean. Rich. Two years ago this wine was absolutely delicious… and she […]

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USA, Pinot Noir, Don Sebastiani & Sons, Sonoma Signature, Sonoma Coast, Carneros, California, 2010

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Best 1 hour or more after opening. A slight reduction needs to air off. N/ Great, classic New World pinot noir aromas, but with a bit more confection. Raspberry. Sandalwood and carmel. Very light hints of rubber tree and funk, but not enough to detract, and they both tame with time in glass. T/ Light […]

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USA, Pinot Noir, Bruliam Wines, New Releases Report, (Anderson Valley, Santa Lucia Highlands, and Sonoma Coast), California, 2010

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Kerith Overstreet makes some wicked good Pinot Noir at Bruliam Wines. Wicked good. Two years ago I absolutely fell in love with their Doctor’s Vineyard Pinot Noir, and since that time Kerith’s wine making expertise has continued to bloom. Kerith and Brian, her husband and co-owner of Bruliam, take the “we source nothing but the […]

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USA, Pinot Noir, Bruliam Wines, New Releases Tasting Event (Anderson Valley, Santa Lucia Highlands, and Sonoma Coast)

Bruliam Wines New Releases /  Tasting Event Winemaker = Kerith Overstreet I was delighted to be invited to the home of Brian and Kerith Overstreet, proprietors and winemakers for Bruliam Wines, for a first tasting of their new Pinot Noir triumvirate.  Last year, I fell in love with their 2008 Doctor’s Vineyard Pinot Noir, and knew […]

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