Ryan Cochrane 2014 Solomon Hills Vineyard Pinot Noir (Santa Maria Valley)

The eponymous winemaker of this brand is based in San Francisco, from which, in this bottling, he turns out a stunner. Focused, intense, energetic and yet delicate, the nose is full of just-ripe raspberries, bay leaf, thyme, eucalyptus and chipped slate. A sip reveals crushed herbs galore, from oregano to anise, set against tart pomegranate and red plums. Menthol shows on the finish. Matt Kettmann

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  • Alcohol
    13.3%
  • Bottle Size
    750 ml
  • Category
    Red
  • Date Published
    3/1/2017
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