1998 Marcassin Marcassin Vineyard Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast
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1998 Marcassin Marcassin Vineyard Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast

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    dark fruits, hawthorn flakes on the palate, quite subtle despite the alcohol of 14.9%, hint of black tea leaves, like the bouquet but the palate does not dance

    over 1 year
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    very burgundy like. has links to the musigny heritage.

    over 1 year
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  • International Wine Cellar
    Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by International Wine Cellar in Issue 102, May/June 2002 Full red-ruby. Aromas of redcurrant, plum, raspberry, mocha and nuts, plus a suggestion of oatmeal. Dense and concentrated, with considerably more primary fruit character and freshness than the other two '98 Marcassin pinots. Finishes very long and ripely tannic.
  • Robert Parker
    Rating: 98/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 142
  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: (91-93) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 126 on Jan-00
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 96/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator
  • Vintage Chart
    Rating for United States-California: 89 (slightly better than average year)

    Drinkability: drink now