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93 • Fotinos Brothers 2009 OSRII Block, Pinot Noir, Los Carneros, Napa Valley $59.
Rich layered aromas of black cherry, honey taffy, tomato, and spice with a fruity-yet-dry medium-to-full body and a tangy, dried fruit, apple sauce, and baking spice driven finish. A rich flavored, lushly textured pinot for sipping or try with veal piccata. (tasted on Sep-24-2012)
91 • Fotinos Brothers 2008 OSRII Block, Pinot Noir, Los Carneros, Napa Valley $59.
Rich aromas of vanilla, spiced cherries, nut brittle, and a hint of menthol-mint with a supple, fruity-yet-dry medium-to-full body and a tangy, citrus, cocoa, and spice accented finish. A big, racy pinot; pair with roasted dusk and ostrich. (tasted on Sep-24-2012)
89 • Darcie Kent 2010 Rava BlackJack Vineyard, Pinot Noir, Monterey $14.99. Best Buy.|Find-a-Wine|
Aromas of spicy cherry tart and blossoms with a silky, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tangy spiced apple, melon, and citrus accented finish. Very nicely balanced. (tasted on Aug-27-2012)