2018 Capiaux Pinot Noir Chimera
Russian River, Sonoma, California
 
WB Rating: 90

 
Alcohol by volume: 14.6%
Price at time of purchase: $30.00 (winery)
 
Type: Pinot Noir / Burgundy
Principal varietal(s): Pinot Noir

A super buy in high-quality Pinot Noir every year. The 2018 has more meat on its bones than the more austere 2017, though both are excellent. The 2018 is highlighted by dark cherry, plum, sage, smoke Asian spice. Medium-bodied and satisfying in the mouth. Maybe not as long and complex as the single-vineyard Capiaux Pinot's, but a no-brainer to purchase if you can find it. - HK 2021-07-01

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