38 Ratings
Hanzell Vineyards Pinot Noir Sonoma Valley

Wine Details


Pinot Noir



Wine Description

(1999 Vintage) 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 ...