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Decoy Pinot Noir Sonoma County 2011

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2011 Duckhorn Decoy Pinot Noir Sonoma County 750ml

Region: USA
Winery: Decoy  
Color: Red
Varietal: Pinot Noir
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Decoy:
Because of Duckhorn Wine Company’s unique structure, Decoy benefits from the talent, experience and expertise of all of our winemakers, each of whom has a unique area of specialization. Bill Nancarrow, our executive winemaker – Napa Valley, oversees the crafting of Decoy’s Bordeaux varietal wines. Paraduxx Winemaker David Marchesi oversees Decoy Zinfandel. Migration Winemak... Read more
Because of Duckhorn Wine Company’s unique structure, Decoy benefits from the talent, experience and expertise of all of our winemakers, each of whom has a unique area of specialization. Bill Nancarrow, our executive winemaker – Napa Valley, oversees the crafting of Decoy’s Bordeaux varietal wines. Paraduxx Winemaker David Marchesi oversees Decoy Zinfandel. Migration Winemaker Neil Bernardi produces the Decoy Chardonnay and collaborates with Goldeneye Winemaker Zach Rasmuson on Decoy’s Pinot Noir. Read less

Editorial Reviews for Decoy Pinot Noir Sonoma County

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065222,175
3.50 5
11/19/2012

This shows off a little cherry Lifesaver on the nose over attractive blueberry, roasted herb and well judged cedar wood spice aromas. Round and lush in the mouth, this offers up bitter chocolate and licorice-nuanced bitter black cherry fruit on the palate. The texture is rather fine and supple, certainly very attractive, and the fruit is well presented if a little simple. This does drop a bit on the finish. 88pts


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Snooth User: Nicki Gig
1783064,202
3.50 5
11/15/2012

gorgeous dark cherry red fruit notes intertwined with rustic earthy characteristics. strong deep aromas and then the palate offers a bit of pepper, light currant, and spice.


Snooth User: Americo Valdes
115586898
3.50 5
09/10/2013

Three and a half glasses


External Reviews for Decoy Pinot Noir Sonoma County

External Review
Source: NapaCabs.com
07/18/2013

Duckhorn's Decoy line has been a hit with us - offering outstanding wines at a reasonable price. We really enjoy the line because the wines see less oak and maintain a youthful freshness that we love to find.


External Review
12/24/2014

The aromas are ripe and appealing, offering layers of strawberry jam, raspberry and sweet vanilla, as well as hints of chocolate-covered cherries and white pepper. On the palate, the entry is full and balanced with lovely cranberry notes supported by the subtle influence of fine oak.


External Review
05/13/2014

Four and a half glasses



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