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2013 El Lugar Pinot Noir "Bien Nacido Vineyards"

Winery: El Lugar

Vintage: 2013

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Bien Nacido Vineyards"

Wine Category: Pinot Noir

Grape blend: 100% Pinot Noir

Region: Santa Maria Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $46

Cases produced: 164

KWG Score: 92.5 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (92)

Review date: August 30, 2016

Wine Review: This red colored Pinot Noir is from a new winery for me. What a first impression they made! This Pinot opens with a strawberry bouquet with hints of red plum and red cherry. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced, soft and smooth. The flavor profile is a tasty strawberry with notes of nicely integrated mild minerality. I also detected hints of gentle red plum and rhubarb. The finish is dry and is nicely prolonged. This elegant Pinot is very food friendly and would pair nicely with fresh sliced Norwegian salmon. Share with friends, but warning, it will not last long. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Not Available

Organic status: not organic

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