Chalk Hill Estate Bottled Pinot Noir 2012

Chalk Hill Estate Bottled Pinot Noir 2012
$41.99

SKU chlkhillpinot

750ml

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2012 was a dream vintage, coming on the heels of a few challenging years. The rainy spring and warm, even summer temperatures were perfect for growing beautiful grapes. Quality is excellent across the board. This exciting wine, our second vintage of Pinot Noir, is lush and rich, but with vibrant acidity that carries the finish. Aromas include black cherries, Framboise, tea and rose petals. Ripe cherries and pomegranate dominate the flavors, along with hints of cocoa and warm spices.
Category Red Wine
Varietal
Country California
Region Sonoma County
Appellation Russian River Valley
Brand Chalk Hill
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
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Wine SpectatorWell-built, with a mix of red and dark berry fruit, this firm version offers structured tannins and good length, ending with a mix of bay leaf and dried herb. Drink now through 2022. 3,198 cases made.

James Laube, 2014