Original
5 Ratings
Marcassin Vineyard Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast

Wine Details

Vineyard

Marcassin

Varietal

Pinot Noir

Style

Red

Wine Description

This deep plum/garnet-colored wine offers intense berry fruit along with forest floor, spice box, earth and loads of plum, cherry and strawberry notes, moving toward darker fruits, as well as earthy, autumnal, foresty scents.

Expert Reviews
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  • International Wine Cellar
    (2000 Vintage) Rating: 86/100 - As reviewed by International Wine Cellar in Issue 114, May/June 2004 Full ruby-red. Subtle, multidimensional nose offers wild raspberry, gunflint, violet and chocolate. Then densely packed and precise but tightly wound in the middle palate, conveying a powerful impression of energy but not yet fully expressing itself. Less sweet and viscous today than the Blue Slide, which has an almost grenache-like thickness of texture by comparison-no doubt due to its we...
  • Robert Parker
    (2000 Vintage) Rating: 97/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 150
  • Wine Advocate
    (2000 Vintage) Rating: 98/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 142 on Aug-02
  • Wine Spectator
    (2000 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator
  • Wine Advocate
    (2003 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 162 on Dec-05