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Date Printed: 4/18/2014
Freestone Vineyards by Joseph Phelps Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2010
Freestone Vineyards by Joseph Phelps Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2010
(search item no. 122052)
The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
Wine Enthusiast rating: 93 points
PRICE ON 4/18/2014: $57.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2011 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2009 James Suckling rating: 95 points
2009 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
2009 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 92 points
2009 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2007 International Wine Cellar rating: 92 points
2007 rating: 91 points
2006 Wine Enthusiast rating: 94 points
2006 International Wine Cellar rating: 93 points
2006 rating: 91 points
2006 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2006 Connoisseurs' Guide rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

This wine fills the senses with pleasing aromas of cassis, dark plum, dried herbs and earthy notes of cedar and forest floor. A silky mouth feel and lingering flavors of black cherry, allspice, wild mushrooms and black tea mingle with hints of toasty vanilla bean and Freestone's characteristic tangerine peel. Bright acidity and balanced tannins create a captivating Pinot Noir with a long, rich finish.
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About Freestone Vineyards:

Founded in 1999 when the Joseph Phelps family and management team broke ground on more than 100 acres near the town of Freestone in the Sonoma Coast appellation with a goal of creating a winery to produce outstanding Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. At Freestone Vineyards, developing and applying biodynamic farming practices is an opportunity to fully express the regional characteristics of the soil, climate, and terrain within the context of what natures provides. Careful picking and sorting by hand encourages fresh and pure fruit expression.