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2018 Knotty Vines Pinot Noir

Knotty Vines 2018 Pinot Noir

Winery: Knotty Vines

Vintage: 2018

Wine Name/Vineyard:

Wine Category: Pinot Noir

Grape blend: 96% Pinot Noir, 2% Syrah, 1% Touriga Nacional & 1% Malbec

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: California

State or country: CA

Price: $15

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 87.5 (based on 2 reviews)

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

Review date: February 27, 2021

Wine Review: This Pinot Noir from California is light to medium ruby in color and presents with strawberry candy and fennel seed aromas with notes of other dried herbs. On the palate, the wine is fruit-forward and has a dominant Bing cherry flavor profile with hints of red raspberry and red currant. Juicy, mineral-driven acidity, medium oak treatment and gentle tannins provide balance and structure and develop into a warm finish of moderate length. Serve this very good value Pinot with baked sockeye salmon topped with ginger sauce and chili paste. - Jeoff

Winemaker Notes: A darker, more sumptuous take on Pinot Noir, this wine retains its careful complexity while dripping with richness. It opens with black cherry, pomegranate and vanilla aromas. It has a velvety entry featuring flavors of black cherry, plum and a hint of oak. It culminates with a smooth and lingering berry-laden finish.

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