Californian Pinot Noir 2009

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Highly drinkable yet in many cases ageworthy, the lauded 2009 California Pinot Noirs benefted from a mild winter and a cool summer - perfect for this temperamental grape. See Linda Murphy's pick of the best Californian Pinot Noirs here...
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Californian Pinot Noir 2009, Dutton Goldfield Fox Den Vineyard
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Dutton-Goldfield, Dutton Ranch, Freestone Hill Vineyard, Russian River Valley 2009

Dutton-Goldfield, Dutton Ranch, Freestone Hill Vineyard, Russian River Valley 2009
Has a cool-climate nose of dark, fleshy fruit, herbs and mint. The palate is bracingly acidic, yet juicy and generous. Firm tannins suggest cellaring. 18pts/20 (93/100pts)
Price: N/A UK duttongoldfield.com
Drink: 2013–2020
Alc: 13.5%