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Maggy Hawk 2014 "Unforgettable" Pinot Noir, CA

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (92)
Price: $68
KWG Score: 92
No. Professional Ratings: 1
# of Cases: 247
This slightly opaque and very dark ruby colored Pinot Noir opens with a fragrant boysenberry and blackberry bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced, smooth and savory. The flavor profile is a tasty raspberry tea with notes of nicely integrated minerality and red plum. I also detected hints of oak, black pepper and a touch of cola at the very end. The finish is dry and its flavors are very nicely prolonged. I would pair this Pinot with beef bourguignon. Enjoy - Ken



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