2003 Hanzell Pinot Noir
"Aromas of mountain strawberries and cherry are present, but this wine is far more complex than primary fruit. Over days, an opened bottle reveals intriguing layers. There is the venerable smell of the interior of an antique armoire, perhaps leather and tobacco too. At a certain point the wine shows an iron and mineral coldness that then passes to saffron and earthy depth. The fruit is persistent, but not dominant, as it changes from fresh ripe red fruits to hibiscus flower and tea flavors. The t...
CellarTracker Community Tasting NotesCommunity Tasting Notes (average 89 pts. and median of 91 pts. in 9 notes)
Vintage ChartRating for United States-California: 90 (slightly better than average year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: drink now<br/>