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2015 Santa Barbara Winery Pinot Noir "Santa Barbara County"

Santa Barbara Winery 2015 Santa Barbara County Pinot Noir

Winery: Santa Barbara Winery

Vintage: 2015

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Santa Barbara County"

Wine Category: Pinot Noir

Grape blend: 100% Pinot Noir

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Santa Barbara County

State or country: CA

Price: $17

Cases produced: 4,000

KWG Score: 89.3 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: June 29, 2018

Wine Review: It is hard to find a very good Pinot Noir for under $20. This slightly opaque and dark ruby colored offering from Santa Barbara is just that. It opens with a black plum bouquet with a hint of oak. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, slightly acidic and mouthwatering. The flavor profile is a red plum and oak blend with notes of minerality. I also detected a hint of red currant. The finish is dry and its flavors linger nicely. This Pinot Noir is very food friendly and reasonably priced. I would pair it with a Cuban sandwich. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Exhibiting flavors and aromas of black cherry, strawberry, violets and black tea, this wine is the perfect red for light lunches on the patio, lazy afternoons picnicking in the shade or an evening of hors d’oeuvres and aperitifs at the bistro.

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