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2013 Navarro Vineyards Pinot Noir "Methode a L'Ancienne"

Winery: Navarro Vineyards

Vintage: 2013

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Methode a L'Ancienne"

Wine Category: Pinot Noir

Grape blend: 100% Pinot Noir

Region: Anderson Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $32

Cases produced: 4,318

KWG Score: 90 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (90)

Review date: April 15, 2016

Wine Review: This bright red colored Pinot Noir from Navarro was well received by the Tasting Panel. This wine opens with a fragrant red cherry bouquet with notes of loamy earth, strawberry and vanilla oak. On the palate, the panel thought his wine was light bodied, balanced, elegant and smooth. The flavor profile is a mild red currant with notes of ripe wild strawberries. The panel also detected a hint of cherry-cola and faint oak mixed in as well. The finish is dry and its flavors fade away nicely. The panel suggested pairing this quaffer with coq au vin or veal saltimbocca. Enjoy - KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: In 2013, we have the advantage of better clones, rootstocks and trellises as well as more experience practicing our craft, resulting in a wine with plum, bacon and raspberry complexity.

Organic status: not organic

Buy it: Use 1000 Corks to find stores that sell Navarro 2013 Methode a L'Ancienne Pinot Noir.

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