Gary Farrell Russian River Selection Pinot Noir 2015 - Toast Wines by Taste
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Gary Farrell Russian River Selection Pinot Noir 2015
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Gary Farrell Russian River Selection Pinot Noir 2015

  • we94
  • jd91
  • ws87

750ml
$40.99

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Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region California, Sonoma County, Russian River Valley
Brand Gary Farrell
Alcohol/vol 13.9%
This beautiful Pinot Noir displays the qualities of an exceptional, yet small vintage, expressing purity of place, boasting aromas of ripe Bing cherry, juicy raspberry and tangerine zest, with hints of underbrush and dried herbs from the whole-cluster inclusion. Flavors of wild berry, rosemary, black tea and rose petal unfold on the palate, followed by hints of cedar box that accentuate the rich fruit flavors. The fine-grained, slightly firm tannins develop into a soft, velvety finish, complemented by mouthwatering, vibrant acidity.
Wine Enthusiast
  • we94

Crisp acidity buoys sharp red fruit in this delectable wine-a blend of multiple sites across the appellation. Medium build, it shows youthful tannins and oak that supports without intrusion, allowing the crunch of cranberry, strawberry and pomegranate to speak forcefully.

Virginie Boone, December 31, 2017
Jeb Dunnuck
  • jd91

The 2015 Pinot Noir Russian River Selection is a classic, well-made California Pinot Noir. Spiced cherries, raspberries, flowers, and subtle smoky, earthy notes all flow to a medium-bodied, balanced, elegant wine that's already drinking beautifully, yet is capable of keeping for 5-7 years.

June 5, 2018
Wine Spectator
  • ws87

Trim and distinctive, if on a modest scale, with an offering of tart dark berry, fresh earth and light oak. Has room to grow. Drink now through 2022.

James Laube, December 15, 2017