Wine Review

Color:  Red

Type:  Table

Maturity:  Ready

Appellation:  Santa Lucia Highlands
Country:  United States

State:  California

County:  Monterey

Region:  North Central Coast (CA)
Producer Wine Name Varietal Reviewer Rating Vintage Cost
Bernardus Winery  Garys' Vineyard  Pinot Noir Mike Taylor Excellent  2001  $50.00
The 2001 Garys' Vineyard lives up to the quality fruit we've come to expect from this vineyard. One of several producers sourcing fruit from Garys' vineyard, Bernardus has done a wonderful job producing this vintage.

The wine shows a medium ruby core that fades to a ruby/orange rim. The nose is treated to aromas of cinnamon, black plums, clove and dried herbs. The plum flavor follows through to the palate. With light tannins that are slightly drying and crisp acidity, the wine has ample body with flowing balance and an elegant structure. The generous finish parts with pure developed intensity. Overall this is a best of breed. Enjoy!
 
 
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Date added: February 25, 2006
 
Superb: 95-100 | Excellent: 90-94 | Very Good: 85-89 | Good: 80-84 | Ordinary: 75-79 | Undrinkable: 50-74

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