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Average (2356) Ratings: 4.1 Hearts

Wine Description

Not yet reviewed; PinotFile on the 2008 vintage: 13.9% alc., 65% Sonoma County, 20% Monterey County,15% Santa Barbara County. Pronounced 'May-OH-mee,' which is 'coast' in the language of California's Wappo tribe. Intensely fruity and penetrating nose with effusive scents of ripe dark berries accented with notes of sandalwood, oak and cigar box. A rich, but smooth and caressing wine in the mouth, with a multilayered core of berries and a complimentary underpinning of toasty oak. The soft tannins make for easy drinkability and this wine is far more approachable read more...than any of the three vineyard-designated Pinot Noirs from Belle Glos. This Pinot really shows off California coastal fruit, is one of the best values in California Pinot Noir on the market today, and is the best California appellation Pinot Noir bar none. (hide)

Tasting Note

Deep Berries Low Tannins Smoothe