2005 Gary Farrell Wines Pinot Noir Russian River Valley Starr Ridge Vineyard
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This 2005 Starr Ridge Pinot Noir displays beautiful dark ruby color with aromas and succulent flavors of black cherry and blackberry with hints of cedar and rose. The dense fruit is braced with firm ...
Connoisseurs' Guide to California WinesNoticeably different from the winery's Dijon Clones selection from the same vineyard, this bottling is built along tighter lines. It is fit with a fair measure of cherryish fruit and graced with a touch of toasty oak, but it shows a note of acidy angularity after its fleshy beginnings and needs a few years in which to unwind.
Ken's Wine GuideAs many readers know, I tend to prefer an elegant style of Pinot. This gem from Gary Farrell perfectly matches most of my preferences. This very light red offering opens with an attractive spicy be...
Vintage ChartRating for United States-California: 90 (slightly better than average year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: young, aging quickly, could be good now<br/>