Classic Coastlands aromas of wild raspberries, kirsch, cardamom and truffles come bursting out. The concentrated flavors of wild berries, Asian spices, fresh cardamom and mocha expand throughout the palate. Round, brooding tannins are carried through nicely with a bit of acidity in the finish. One of our best to date.
"Ruby-red. The nose offers a stunningly aromatic array of red and dark berries, baking spices, fresh flowers and incense. Coats the palate with sweet red berry preserve flavors, picking up candied rose and smoky minerals with air. Finishes gripping and very long, with a trail of sweet red berries."
International Wine Cellar
"The 2006 Pinot Noir Coastlands Vineyard, which comes from both the new Dijon and California heritage clones, is very impressive. Deep ruby/purple, with notes of black cherries and blackberries, some subtle camphor and crushed rock, medium to full body, and beautiful, fresh acidity and moderate tannins in the finish..."
The Wine Advocate