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2009 Calera Pinot Noir Mills Vineyard (750ml)
Producer: Calera Wine Company calerawine.com
Appellation: Mt Harlan - California - United States (AVA)
Type: red
Varietal: Pinot Noir
Maturity: Drink
Rating: Outstanding
Est. Price: US$39.96
Tasting Notes:
tasted: September 15, 2014 , from a member
92 points "Color: dark; Nose: fragrant; Aromas: mineral, floral, herbal, red berry, black berry; Acidity: supple; Sweetness: dry; Body: medium-bodied; Finish: persistent; Overall: pleasant; Complex nose of berry, with floral overtones and a rich mid-palate of fruit compote, menthol and smokey leather. Very long finish." Best 2014-2018
rated: November 16, 2012 , The Wine Advocate erobertparker.com
95 points "Robert Parker's Wine Advocate—95 Points: "A deceptively medium-bodied wine, the 2009 Pinot Noir Mills Vineyard possesses stunning balance of fruit, acidity and structure, along with superb integration of the whole clusters. There is a mid-palate pliancy and richness to the 2009 that is simply breathtaking. The Mills is all about elegance. Hints of pine, menthol and chalk linger in the empty glass. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2024."" Best 2012-2020