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Another year and still good

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Brand NameRiver Road
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Wine NamePinot Noir
Vintage (Year)2013
AVARussian River Valley
CountryUnited States
Quality/GradeReserve
Wine ClassRed
Wine TypePinot Noir
Dry/Sweet Level
(1-5; 5 being the sweetest)
1
Body Range
(1-5; 5 being full-bodied)
3
Alcohol %13.7%
Bottle Size750ml
Price$10 - $20
Site Rating9 (on a scale of 1-10)
  

I enjoyed last year's vintage of this wine and this one continutes the tradition. Deep purple in color with a taste of tobacco, spice, cocoa and leather on top of the slightest amount of cherry.  The finish is a good thirty seconds and this wine is more New World than Old World meaning that it's more heavy and full than what you'd commonly expect out of Burgundy.  Still great.

 

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