MacMurray Ranch 2007 Central Coast Pinot Noir

January 1, 2009 / 0 comments

Well, dear reader, it has been over two months since a decent review, so we had better get cracking with a new year approaching fast freshly arrived. Not sure where we picked this bottle up, but no matter – this is better than just decent pinot noir for under $20 (I think it’s less than…

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La Crema 2006 Pinot Noir

January 19, 2008 / 0 comments

A very nice Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir – beautiful ruby color, delicate blackberry, cherry and earthy notes, wonderfuly smooth. Mild tannins on the finish – very tolerable. Overall, I’d say this was an exceptionally smooth, well-rounded pinot. What I have a hard time discriminating is the bouquet – it’s either very simple and nonintrusive, or…

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