2018 The Paring Pinot Noir
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2018 The Paring Pinot Noir

Santa Barbara, California, UNITED STATES
$59. 99
$719.88 Dozen
Cellar: Drink now - 5 Years (2023-2028)
ABV: 13.2%
Closure: Cork

Aged in French oak (35% new and 65% neutral) for 11 months. Deep dark red colour with black shaded edges and a red to dark red hue. Intense ripe strawberry, dark cherry and plum scents sail out of the glass followed by some anise, fresh herb and spicy cedar notes. Rich dark plum and strawberry fruits carry ample weight and a ripe juicy feel. Anise, toasty cedar and spice characters ensue. Showing ample power it has velvety tannins and concludes long and opulently fruited.
Drink over the next 4-5 years.
Alc. 13.2%

Other Reviews….
The 2018 Pinot Noir sports a medium ruby/purple color as well as earthy cherry and raspberry fruits, violets, and peppery herb-like aromas and flavors. It's nicely textured, with terrific balance as well as outstanding purity of fruit, all making for a smoking value in Pinot Noir. Drink it over the coming 4-5 years or so. Drink 2020-2025.
92 Points