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2012 Flowers Winery Pinot Noir "Sonoma Coast"

Flowers 2012 Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

Winery: Flowers Winery

Vintage: 2012

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Sonoma Coast"

Wine Category: Pinot Noir

Grape blend: 100% Pinot Noir

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Sonoma Coast

State or country: CA

Price: $45

Cases produced: 20,000

KWG Score: 90.7 (based on 4 reviews)

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

Review date: August 11, 2014

Wine Review: This bright red colored Pinot Noir from Flowers opens with a mild red cherry bouquet with a hint of oak. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, very smooth, balanced and easy to drink. The flavor profile is a mild strawberry licorice with notes of cherry-cola. I also detected hints of faint raspberry and oak in the background. The finish is dry and refined. While not overly complex, this Pinot is really food friendly and quaffable. I would serve it with grilled salmon. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Deep ruby color. Aromas of wild strawberries, cranberries, savory dried herbs and forest floor lift elegantly from the glass. On the palate, flavors of Bing cherry, raspberry, and pomegranate are framed by fine-grained tannins, coastal minerality and bright acidity that culminate on the lengthy finish.

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