Flying Goat Pinot Noir Rancho Santa Rosa 2008

Black cherry fruit with Kadoda fig and dark berry notes with flavors of cedar, nutmeg, rhubarb, soil and chalk. Nicely textured with a slight tooth, medium bodied, fairly big for a Pinot, well balanced and complex with soil elements keeping pace with fruit. Bright, easy acidity brings a lively, agile quality. There’s a lot going on here, and one would be remiss to pre-judge this child on girth alone. A very good wine. (Reviewed 1/20/13)

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Filed under $21 to $50, California, Pinot Noir

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