2007 Patz & Hall, "Alder Springs Vineyard" Pinot Noir, Mendocino


Press and Tasting Notes

Cherry, earth, mineral and dusty cedar aromas are complex and the tannins are firm and tight. At this point, the tannins hold the upper edge, but short-term cellaring or decanting should do the trick. 531 cases made. Old world in texture and flavors - briar, licorice and exotic spicy aromas of cedar and clove. This is a complex and concentrated ... Read More »



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