94 Ratings
Wild Horse Winery Pinot Noir Central Coast

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Wine Description

(2002 Vintage) The lead horseman in the Wild Horse portfolio, our Pinot Noir is a juicy, medium-bodied wine with aromas of alpine forest floor, cinnamon, clove and blackberry. On the palate, this wine displays flavors of black cherry, strawberry and kola nut with a creamy mouthfeel and elegant finish. A versatile wine, enjoy Pinot Noir with meals of salmon, lamb, poultry and grilled vegetables. The earthy elements of this wine complement dishes incorporating chanterelle mushrooms, sage and thyme.

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  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (2006 Vintage) Mid-density aromas of ripe red cherries with a slight tilt towards raspberry preserves and light veneer of creamy oak are featured at the center of this wine's inviting first impressions, and it has plenty to like on the palate as well where its somewhat rounded and nicely fruited flavors are reasonably open without resort to fatness or softness.
  • Ken's Wine Guide
    (2006 Vintage) This wine from the Central Coast of CA seems to perform very well in the mid ranged Pinot offerings each year. The 2006 vintage is no exception, as our tasting panel recommended it. This bright red...
  • Wine Advocate
    (1994 Vintage) Rating: 85/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 108 on Dec-96
  • Wine Spectator
    (1992 Vintage) Rating: 84/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/31/95.