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Patz & Hall Hyde Vineyard Pinot Noir

Wine Details

Vineyard

Patz & Hall

Varietal

Pinot Noir

Style

Red

Wine Description

(From 2006 Vintage) Turning more towards the red-fruit spectrum of aromas and flavors than in previous vintages, the 2006 HYDE VINEYARD Carneros Pinot Noir showcases layers of strawberry, cherry and cassis. To accentuate these vibrant qualities, the winemaking incorporated 20 percent whole clusters, which also contributed an exotic hint of cinnamon-clove spice. Intricate, ethereal and aromatically driven, this nuanced Pinot Noir seamlessly blends smooth tannins with natural minerality and focused acidity, yielding a wine with bright, appealing finesse and sophistication.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2012 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by on 05/15/2014

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  • Robert Parker
    (From 2012 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 12/21/2013
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2012 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 07/15/2015