Original
147 Ratings
Firesteed Cellars Pinot Noir

Wine Details

Varietal

Pinot Noir

Style

Red

Wine Description

Our 2001 Pinot Noir echoes the style of previous vintages, by virtue of the gently techniques we continue to employ in the cellar. The grapes were fermented in stainless steel tanks with Prisse de Mousse yeast, pressed during the last days of fermentation, and reached as soon as the wine finished malolactic fermentation. Just a touch of oak was used during aging to round out the flavors and enhance complexity.The resulting wine's aromas of strawberry and raspberry mingle with the distinct sensa...

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  • Wine Advocate
    (1994 Vintage) Rating: 85/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 105 on Jun-96
  • Wine Spectator
    (1994 Vintage) Rating: 86/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/31/96
  • Wine Advocate
    (1993 Vintage) Rating: 84/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 96 on Dec-94
  • Wine Spectator
    (1993 Vintage) Rating: 83/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 11/30/94
  • Wine Spectator
    (1996 Vintage) Rating: 83/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 11/30/97