2005 Sea Smoke Ten Pinot Noir Sta Rita Hills Santa Barbara County2 Ratings
2005 Sea Smoke Ten Pinot Noir Sta Rita Hills Santa Barbara County
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International Wine CellarDeep red. Exotically perfumed nose offers a wild array of dark berry, cherry, incense and floral scents. Spicy red and dark berry flavors are refreshingly bitter but became sweeter with air, gaining a white pepper and baking spice character. Really stains the palate, finishing with outstanding cling and length. I was looking for oakiness but didn't find it. Curran noted that she's as meticulous as possible with her winemaking, leaving as little as possible to chance. As she put it: "Spontaneity i...
CellarTracker Community Tasting NotesCommunity Tasting Notes (average 92.3 pts. and median of 93 pts. in 88 notes)
Wine & SpiritsRating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 04/08
Wine SpectatorRating: 92-94 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/06
Vintage ChartRating for United States-California: 90 (slightly better than average year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: young, aging quickly, could be good now<br/>