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Calera Mills Vineyard Pinot Noir Mount Harlan

Wine Details

Vineyard

Calera Wine

Varietal

Pinot Noir

Style

Red

Wine Description

(2004 Vintage) Calera's Mt. Harlan Vineyards are located in the Gavilan Mountains 25 miles east of the Monterey Bay. The site was chosen for its limestone soils and ideal climate. At an average elevation of 2,200 feet it is among the highest and coolest vineyard sites in California. The 2004 Mills displays an intensely varietal aroma with notes of blackberry, raspberry and cassis along with accents of dried wild herbs and menthol. Ripe fruit flavors on the palate are enhanced by hints of black tea, subtle toas...

Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (2009 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 08/01/2005
  • Wine Spectator
    (2001 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 07/31/05.
  • Burghound
    (2000 Vintage) Rating: 86/100 - As reviewed by Burghound in Issue 19, Jul 01, 2005.
  • Wine Spectator
    (2000 Vintage) Rating: 86/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 11/15/04.
  • Wine Advocate
    (2000 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate.