Original
18 Ratings
Twomey Cellars Pinot Noir Russian River Valley
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Wine Details

Varietal

Pinot Noir

Style

Red

Wine Description

(From 2012 Vintage) The 2012 Russian River Valley Pinot Noir is a rich, multi-faceted wine with great fruit and spice expression. It has a dark, cherry-red color and a complex nose of potpourri, ripe strawberries, cardamom, nutmeg and peat. It has a fruit-sweet attack, a fleshy mid-palate and notes of blond tobacco and coffee bean on the long and slightly tannic finish.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2006 Vintage) No wine is more reflective of its origins than Pinot Noir. Our take on this noble varietal exemplifies the best of Russian River Pinot Noirs with its delicacy, charisma and depth. The 2006 Twomey Russian River Pinot Noir is a beautifully balanced wine that expresses great elegance and depth. It displays a red sapphire color and aromas of dried rose petal, strawberry jam, potpourri and cinnamon. The initial impression on the palate is of fresh strawberry and cherry, followed by a generous fullnes...

Expert Reviews
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (From 2006 Vintage) This medium-full-bodied working shows nominal Pinot Noir fruit yet comes up a bit short on both vitality and depth. Its scattered suggestions of cherries drop off well in advance of a dry, slightly puckery finish, and oaky spice supercedes fruit in all of the places that really count.