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94 • Kevin Olson 2011 Pinot Noir, Monterey County $45.
Ruby color. Attractively vibrant aromas and flavors of sour cherries, mulberries, cedar and sundried tomatoes with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a long, peppercorn, Asian spice, and sandalwood incense nuanced finish. A distinctively flavorful and vibrant pinot that is certain to please. A phenomenal choice for Beijing duck. (tasted on Jan-08-2013)
89 • Cape May 2010 Reserve, Pinot Noir, New Jersey $28.
Ruby with a tawny cast. Aromas and flavors of cherry, nougat, coconut custard, and tobacco leaf with a soft, fruity-yet-dry medium body and a crisp, tangy craisin and orange marmalade accented finish. A tasty sipper or table wine. (tasted on Jan-14-2013)
88 • Cape May 2011 Pinot Noir, New Jersey $20.
Ruby color. Aromas of cherry, toffee and spice cake with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a crisp, spiced apple and mineral accented finish. Very nice. (tasted on Jan-14-2013)
87 • Dr. Konstantin Frank 2010 Old Vines, Pinot Noir, Finger Lakes $19.99. Cellar Selection. Sustainable Agriculture
Aromas of roasted nuts and cherries, tobacco, and chocolate with a supple, dryish medium body and a sun-dried tomato, apple skin, whole nut, and chewy tannin finish. A nicely structured table wine. (tasted on Jan-14-2013)
84 • Heron Hill Winery 2010 "Classic Series", Pinot Noir, Finger Lakes $14.99.|Find-a-Wine|
Bright light ruby color. Pure aromas of cherry, chocolate, and sweet tomato chutney with a silky dry-yet-fruity medium body and a light pithy, cranberry-like tannin finish. (tasted on Jan-14-2013)