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2007 DuMOL Ryan Pinot Noir

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January 29, 2023 - $46

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RATINGS

94Wine Spectator

Strikes a wonderful balance between ripe, fleshy, complex wild berry, raspberry, sage and fresh earth, alluring for both its thrust of flavors and subtle mix of loamy earth and berry flavors. Ends with sage and anise touches...

93Vinous / IWC

Wild aromas of black raspberry, potpourri and Asian spices. Dense, sappy and youthfully imploded, with smoky spice tones accenting lush red fruit and contributing to the penetrating quality in the middle palate.

91-93Robert M. Parker Jr.

It exhibits plenty of black cherries, raspberry, plum, and forest floor as well as some damp earth, underbrush and spice.

REGION

United States, California, Sonoma, Russian River Valley

Russian River Valley AVA is named for the river that meanders from Mendocino County in the north until it finally runs into the Pacific Ocean north of San Francisco. The AVA is cool thanks to its proximity to the northern California coast and the river, and grape growers must learn to deal with regular fog. Nevertheless in recent decades the AVA has become one of the best in the state, meaning that its wines often earn excellent reviews and have considerable cachet. The AVA status was awarded in 1983 and today the appellation has 15,000 vineyard acres. Chardonnay is the most widely planted grape though Pinot Noir has also been very successful in recent decades. Russian River Valley Pinot Noir are known for being rich, lush and filled with concentrated fruit and berry flavors. Russian River Pinot Noirs are today considered some of the best domestic Pinot Noirs.

TYPE

Red Wine, Pinot Noir

This red wine is relatively light and can pair with a wide variety of foods. The grape prefers cooler climates and the wine is most often associated with Burgundy, Champagne and the U.S. west coast. Regional differences make it nearly as fickle as it is flexible.