2011 Flowers "Sea View Ridge" Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir (750ml)

2011 Flowers "Sea View Ridge" Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir (750ml)

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98 points Wine Enthusiast

A cool climate has given this wine bracing acidity and gentle-yet-persistent tannins. Its flavors of wild raspberries and cherries, with spice and mineral overtones, are delicious. There’s a feral quality that expresses umami perfectly, suggesting butter-sautéed, tamari-splashed mushrooms and crisped prosciutto. The oak is powerful and present in the form of toast and sweet vanilla, but perfectly balanced with the wine’s volume. For all its richness, the wine finishes bone dry. (12/2012)

90 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

A firm sense of structure frames the 2010 Pinot Noir Sea View Ridge. Graphite, crushed rocks, wild flowers and dark red cherries are all wrapped together in firm, intense Pinot that isn’t ready to show all of its cards just yet. The Sea View Ridge is a wine for the future. Accordingly, it should be cellared for at least a few years, even if it is hugely attractive today. (AG)" (04/2013)