Wine Gifts & Wine AccessoriesWine Books and DVDs

2009 Siduri Pinot Noir "Sta Rita Hills"

Winery: Siduri

Vintage: 2009

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Sta Rita Hills"

Wine Category: Pinot Noir

Grape blend: 100% Pinot Noir

Region: Santa Rita Hills

State or country: CA

Price: $29

Cases produced: 1,231

KWG Score: 91 (based on 5 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (90)

Review date: May 8, 2012

Wine Review: This ruby colored Pinot from Siduri turned out to be one of the best deals in our first big blind tasting. It opens with a fragrant strawberry bouquet with a hint of cherry, cigar box and earth. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced, and juicy. The flavor profile is a tasty plum with notes of red currant with a hint of old oak and cherry cola. The finish is dry and its dusty moderate tannins are nicely prolonged. The panel suggested pairing this very nice Pinot with homemade meatloaf with bacon strips on top or a thick cut of rare tuna steak. Enjoy – KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: The 2009 Siduri Santa Rita Hills Pinot Noir is a particularly impressive Appellation wine. Possessing darker, rich fruits and some dried herb and mineral complexity, this wine impresses right off the bat. It is quite giving in the mid-palate, but on the finish the textbook tannins of the Santa Rita Hills comes thru, tightening the wine up and providing some needed structure. This is an Appellation Pinot Noir that certainly demands respect as a wine of great character and even age ability.

Organic status: not organic

Buy it: Use 1000 Corks to find stores that sell Siduri 2009 Sta Rita Hills Pinot Noir.

Bookmark and Share




Subscribers: Have you tried this wine? Rate it.

(Not a subscriber? Sign up.)

E-mail address:

Rate this wine:

  • Unbelievable (100-98) (Perfect or just about)
  • Excellent (97-94) (Wine just blows you away. Just makes you yearn for more.)
  • Very Good Plus (93-90) (Wine to impress someone, but not blow them away.)
  • Very Good (89-87) (Has character, is well balanced, & distinctive.)
  • Good (86-84) (Drinkable, ordinary, & non-distinctive)
  • Did Not Like (Not recommended &/or poor)
Your comments on this wine:





Noah, a tiller of the soil, was the first to plant the vine.

Source: Genesis 9:20

Filtering
View Definition & Glossary




Ken's Wine Guide
RSS Feed



Add to Google

Red Wine Reviews & Ratings | White Wine Reviews & Ratings | KensWineGuide.com Blog | Subscribe Here For E-Newsletters | Ken's Wine Reviews & Ratings
Advertising | Contact Us | Site Map | Disclaimer