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2013 Maggy Hawk Pinot Noir "Jolie"

Winery: Maggy Hawk

Vintage: 2013

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Jolie"

Wine Category: Pinot Noir

Grape blend: 100% Pinot Noir

Region: Anderson Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $66

Cases produced: 352

KWG Score: 88.5 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: April 26, 2016

Wine Review: This bright red colored Pinot Noir from Maggy Hawk is very friendly. It opens with a mild red cherry bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced and a little juicy. The flavor profile is a tasty red cherry and gentle red raspberry blend. I also detected a hint of red plum and touch of minerality. The finish is dry and very refined. This elegant Pinot Noir calls for a light dish. I would pair it with veal saltimbocca alla romana. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Once again Jolie presents as the most floral of Maggy Hawk with opulent aromas of rose petals and pennyroyal alongside notes of pomegranate and red cherry. The palate reveals a delicate but defined flavor structure of red currant, blueberry tea and sweet spices with subtle notes of anise. This continues to be a wine that demonstrates the classic beauty of Pinot Noir.

Organic status: not organic

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