Sharp opening. Requires decanting as usual. Clove heavy at first with a steely-prune middle. As it rests on the tongue, it blossoms into a cacophony of spice very true to it's nature. Out fails at the finish too much to be exceptional. It's a lover, not a love.
one year ago
Fruit at the tip of the spear giving way to hearty spices and a refined finish.
2009 Pinot. Full for Pinot. Great finish. Highly recommend. Oh, screw too... makes it a good traveling bottle. Update 2/13. I learned why this has such flavor and the unusual spice note at the finish...ourrs not a true Pinot! It has a mix of Syrah.