2009 Joseph Phelps / Freestone Vineyards Pinot Noir Quarter Moon Vineyard
Sonoma Coast, California
WB Rating: 92

Alcohol by volume: 13.5%
Price at time of purchase: $75.00 (Winery)
Type: Pinot Noir / Burgundy
Principal varietal(s): Pinot Noir

Outstandingly rich and satisfying Pinot Noir, definitely a step above the also excellent 2009 Freestone bottling. Deep dark Pinot fruit with a crunchy cranberry-like edge, as well as complex spicy and cola notes. Beautifully balanced in the mouth and finish, lots of finesse and elegance to accompany the depth and authority of the flavors. Expensive but worth it for the right occasion. - HK 2016-03-22


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