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HRM Rex-Goliath California Pinot Noir

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    How do you capture in words the wonderful sensation of drinking a fine Pinot Noir? Lush and velvety. Immensely pleasurable. This typifies a fine Pinot Noir and is what I try to achieve when I have the pleasure of making them.
    I feel that our HRM Rex-Goliath Pinot Noir is all that and a bit more. The aromas are characteristic of the cool Central coast vineyards that yielded the majority of the grapes for this wine. Red berry perfume with a touch of cinnamon spice, wrapped in a blanket of subtle French oak. Breathe it in. This is one of Pinot Noir's great pleasures. The taste is pure Pinot, too. Mouth-filling overripe raspberry and cherry flavors. Soft and supple are a few of the descriptors I would use. The wine exhibits a velvet finish due to the soft tannins and understated acidity.
    I'm told that it is quite difficult to find a nice Pinot Noir for under ten dollars. That's why we're particularly proud of this wine. It means that you can either bring home a second bottle for about what you'd pay for one bottle of many other Pinot Noirs, or put the extra savings into a nice dinner of salmon steaks with garlic mashed potatoes (one of my favorite Pinot foods), or try duck confit on a bed of roasted garlic and steamed spinach greens. - Winemaker Michael KafkaHRM Rex Goliath Pinot Noir receives Gold Medal at 2006 San Francisco International Wine Competition!

    Posted by thewinery on December 4th, 2007 at 2:21am | report comment

    Not bad at all, for the price.

    Posted by emkayess on December 4th, 2007 at 7:59pm | report comment

    Black cherry color, not overly fruity, dry for a Pinot

    Posted by cardcat on December 4th, 2007 at 7:59pm | report comment

    Very nice Pinot Noir. Light and good tannins on the finish.

    Posted by kf4lnq on December 4th, 2007 at 8:26pm | report comment

    Very good for the price.

    Posted by JenAndJon on July 21st, 2012 at 10:07pm | report comment

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