Saturday, September 11, 2021

2018 Siduri Santa Barbara Pinot Noir

2018 Siduri Santa Barbara Pinot Noir...$21.99
Coming from a mix of vineyards throughout Santa Barbara County and mostly destemmed, the 2018 Pinot Noir Santa Barbara County offers a lighter ruby color as well as a beautifully pure, elegant, medium-bodied style that's already hard to resist. Bing cherry, wildflowers, violets, and a touch of spice all define the bouquet, and it's a great value in high-quality Pinot Noir.
Rated 91/100 Jeb Dunnuck

The 2018 Siduri Santa Barbara County Pinot Noir comes primarily from the vineyards in the Sta. Rita Hills. Using a mix of whole cluster and destemmed grapes from these vineyards, they were blended in barrel until just the right mix was created. The result is upfront aromas of dried cranberry, Black Mission Fig, Chinese Five Spice and black plum, along with eucalyptus, white pepper, cumin and nutmeg. The flavors include fresh raspberry, black plum and blueberry followed by a smooth, broad texture with medium acidity.

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