2008 Holdredge Wines Pinot Noir Russian River
Russian River, Sonoma, CA
WB Rating: 89

Alcohol by volume: 14.4%
Price at time of purchase: $32.99 (K&L)
Type: Pinot Noir / Burgundy
Principal varietal(s): Pinot Noir

Impressive, boldly flavored Russian River Pinot. Very full in the mouth without being jammy or overbearing, the flavors are highlighted by rich, earthy cherry and raspberry Pinot fruit along with a nice dose of dried roses. While rich, it is still fairly linear at this young age. With a little more complexity (i.e., another year or two in the bottle) this wine will be outstanding. I'm anxious to try some of the other Holdredge wines. - HK 2011-09-16


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