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2004 Sea Smoke Pinot Noir "Botella"

Winery: Sea Smoke

Vintage: 2004

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Botella"

Wine Category: Pinot Noir

Grape blend: Pinot Noir

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Santa Rita Hills

State or country: CA

Price: $30

Cases produced: 1,200

KWG Score: 93.2 (based on 5 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89.99-87)

Review date: November 24, 2006

Wine Review: Sea Smoke has become a bit of a cult wine, which makes it very hard to find. However, I scored some 2004 for review. This translucent red wine is very intense on the nose. The fruit scents are very inviting and the wines best quality. On the palate, the wine is very very flavorful and a touch astringent. It has loads of minerality and black current flavors. You will find this style is very similar to Oregon Pinots as opposed to the smooth and silk style of Russian River. The finish is dry, tangy, and a bit extended. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Not Available

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