Wine Review

Color:  Red

Type:  Table

Maturity:  Ready

Appellation:  Mendocino
Country:  United States

State:  California

County:  Mendocino

Region:  North Coast (CA)
Producer Wine Name Varietal Reviewer Rating Vintage Cost
Parducci    Pinot Noir Mike Taylor Good  2001  $9.00
This inexpensive Pinot Noir comes close to getting a good rating. The color is brick red with a touch of orange hue around the edge. Aromas of perfume, clove, black tea and spice are distinct, developed and enjoyable. A medium bodied Pinot Noir, the flavors of black cherries are delicate while the acidity is tart and the tannins are drying. This gives the wine an angular structure with a short finish. However, considering the price and a future vintage that shows more fruit, I think this will be a good week day Pinot Noir.
 
 
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Date added: May 26, 2005
 
Superb: 95-100 | Excellent: 90-94 | Very Good: 85-89 | Good: 80-84 | Ordinary: 75-79 | Undrinkable: 50-74

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