The Hahn SLH Pinot Noir is comprised of grapes grown from four of the Hahn Estates Santa Lucia Highlands Vineyards at elevations up to 1,200 feet. The conditions of the Doctor's and Lone Oak Vineyards, and the Smith and Hook Ranches are ideal for growing Pinot Noir, bathed in the sun above the valley fog, while the ocean breezes keep the temperature moderate and allow for a long, cool growing season.
Jeweled in a crystal-clear ruby hue, this sultry wine opens to a nose of soft rose petals and earthy aromas. Pepper and nutmeg draw you in and as the wine passes your lips you are surprised by the elegant and rich mouthfeel. At first taste, this juicy wine gives uncut wild berry and strawberry flavors with hints of melted caramel. Viscous flavors of black cherry combined with slight citrus notes give this wine a unique twist. Soft, velvet-coated tannins taper off with a long finish, making this a perfect pairing with virtually any dish.
Try with vinaigrette-glazed grilled Ahi with spinach and mixed green salad in a raspberry vinaigrette with berries, red onions, avocado and goat cheese.
I bought the first bottle, drank it and thought it was outstanding. It has a deep red hue, a wonderful nose, and a great finish. Nice, mellow (but not weak by any means) taste. I ordered a second bottle a few weeks later, and confirmed that this is my favorite I've ever gotten from wine.com. I'm glad to see that there's more in stock now.
a luscious pinot from santa lucia highlands where pinot's can get pricey. this is a great buy and rich, fruity and elegant. easy to please with this one.
Didn't care for the aftertaste.