2010 Babcock Winery, "Rita's Earth Cuvee" Pinot Noir, California

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Press and Tasting Notes

Garnet hue is joined by rich ripe fruit in the nose. There is a touch of spice that lies somewhere between nutmeg and ginger, and there is a pinch of that earthy forest quality that is typical of the estate grown fruit. In the mouth, the wine is very soft and sweet. It's a dry wine, but when you blend impeccably farmed grapes the result is sweet.

Region

California

The largest domestic wine growing region in the United States is by far California.  California wines took international recognition in the 1976 competition known as "The Judgement Of Paris."  In this famous blind tasting, California wines were pu ... Read More »