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2007 Donum Estate Pinot Noir "Carneros"

Donum 2007 Carneros Pinot Noir

Winery: Donum Estate

Vintage: 2007

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Carneros"

Wine Category: Pinot Noir

Grape blend: 100% Pinot Noir

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Carneros

State or country: CA

Price: $65

Cases produced: 600

KWG Score: 92 (based on 3 reviews)

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

Review date: May 8, 2010

Wine Review: This dark ruby colored Pinot opens with an attractive mild raspberry bouquet with a hint of black pepper and blackberry. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced, and savory. The flavor profile is a tasty black cherry and slightly tart cranberry blend with a hint of oak. The finish is dry and its dusty tannins are modestly extended. This Pinot was a perfect match for the rich 60% dark chocolate that we had handy. You could also pair it with braised rabbit or pork chops. Enjoy – KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: This complex wine offers layers of aromas, including intense black cherry, cola, blackberry, ripe strawberry and a touch of sweet black tea. Its polished textures glide onto the palate, offering abundant blueberry, strawberry and ripe black plum flavors throughout a wonderfully persistent and deftly balanced finish. - Kenneth Juhasz, winemaker

Organic status: not organic

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