1999 Hanzell Pinot Noir
Blackberry, dark cherry and plum greet the senses. The fine texture, with enough backbone to stand on its own, reveals an elegant earthiness, hallmark of the Hanzell lineage. Notes of dried herbs, mushrooms and some French oak from Sirugue complete this elaborate Pinot Noir. Its warm glow enraptures the palate and hints at future developments as it matures. "Hanzell, off in an untraveled section of Sonoma county, was a true pioneer in growing and vinifying Pinot Noir in California. The original ...
CellarTracker Community Tasting NotesCommunity Tasting Notes (average 87.4 pts. and median of 88 pts. in 9 notes)
Vintage ChartRating for United States-California: 90 (slightly better than average year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: young, aging quickly, could be good now<br/>