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Byron Pinot Noir Nielson Vineyard

Wine Details

Vineyard

Byron

Varietal

Pinot Noir

Style

Red

Wine Description

(2001 Vintage) "Dark in color, immense in structure, deep in flavor, this is a blockbuster. The deep color only hints at the intense flavors of sweet black cherry, mocha, roasted coffee, smoky oak, sweet tobacco and oriental spices. As big as it is, it’s a silky wine that glides across the palate. With Chinese roast duck, a marriage made in heaven."-Wine Enthusiast The wine displays opulent aromas of cherry, blackberry, blueberry and plum with hints of toasted almond, mulled spices and vanilla. The flavors rev...

Expert Reviews
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  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (2004 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines on Jun-06
  • Wine Enthusiast
    (2004 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast
  • Wine Advocate
    (2002 Vintage) Rating: 84/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 160 on Aug-05
  • Wine Spectator
    (2002 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 08/31/04
  • Wine Enthusiast
    (2002 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast