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2017 Flanagan Pinot Noir "Sun Chase Vineyard"

Flanagan 2017 Sun Chase Pinot Noir

Winery: Flanagan

Vintage: 2017

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Sun Chase Vineyard"

Wine Category: Pinot Noir

Grape blend: 100% Pinot Noir

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Sonoma Coast

State or country: CA

Price: $78

Cases produced: 48

KWG Score: 92 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (92)

Review date: July 18, 2019

Wine Review: This bright red colored Pinot Noir from Flanagan was well received by our mini-tasting group. It opens with a fragrant strawberry bouquet with hints of black cherry and some earthiness. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, well-balanced, smooth and shows nice finesse. The flavor profile is a tasty red plum and red currant blend with notes of flinty minerality and cranberry. We also detected hints of oak and black pepper. The finish is dry and its moderate tannins show nice length for a Pinot. The one issue that was pointed out, was there was a touch of heat at the very end. That said, I would pair this very nice Pinot with duck confit. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Aromas of spice and citrus blossom unfold into a seamless palate of wild strawberry, cherry, and cedar. This is an elegant, round, balanced Pinot Noir.

Organic status: not organic

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