Is not immediately recognizable as Pinot Noir. Nice overall impression with anise, apple and black tea notes.

Martinelli Zio Tony Ranch Grace Nicole, 2015 (Short tasting)


Winery
Martinelli Winery & Vineyards
Country
USA
Region / Subregion
California / Russian River Valley
Bottle size
0.75l
Grape(s)
Pinot noir: 100%
Rating
91 WB

Fill level
Label condition
Capsule condition
Eye
Clearness:
bright
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Color depth:
medium
Nose
Aroma:
Green tobacco, Raspberry, black cherry
Mouth
Sweetness:
dry
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Acid:
fine
|
Tannins:
roundet

Aroma:
Herbs, Anise, Plum, Elder
Palate
Body:
intoxicating
|
Alcoholic strength:
rich
|
Intensity:
long

Aroma:
Chocolate, Tea, Spices
Overall impression
interesting and multi-facetted wine is rather difficult to recognize as Pinot Noir.