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Fort Ross Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast Symposium Fort Ross Vineyard 2009

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93 points James Suckling: Super nose of leather, chili, shiitake mushroom, and berries. Full-bodied, with wonderfully focused tannins and a spices. So refined and pretty. Gorgeous. Drink or hold. (6/11/12)

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Fort Ross Vineyard:
Nestled on a sunny coastal ridge, overlooking the Pacific Ocean a mile below, our “True Sonoma Coast” vineyard is one of the closest, if not the closest, to the ocean in all of California. From the vineyard you can see the breaking surf and the misty silhouettes of Bodega Head and Pt. Reyes far below. The vineyard’s high elevation above the coastal fog and its proximity to the ocean provide a g... Read more
Nestled on a sunny coastal ridge, overlooking the Pacific Ocean a mile below, our “True Sonoma Coast” vineyard is one of the closest, if not the closest, to the ocean in all of California. From the vineyard you can see the breaking surf and the misty silhouettes of Bodega Head and Pt. Reyes far below. The vineyard’s high elevation above the coastal fog and its proximity to the ocean provide a gentle, sunny and temperate climate that has proved to be very favorable for the slow and even ripening of Burgundian varietals. Read less

Member Reviews for Fort Ross Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast Symposium Fort Ross Vineyard

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Snooth User: BeautifulCalamity
7729671,577
3.00 5
07/20/2013

Not a typical pinot noir. Raspberry and black tea flavors. Long finish.


Snooth User: VegasOenophile
20275912,198
4.00 5
09/10/2012

Pisoni Pinot! Purple, dark and nicely constructed. 91 pts. 9/2/12 at Los Olivos tasting room


Snooth User: Pyrifera
564071,107
1.50 5
04/15/2012

Black cherry, light tar, light oak on the nose. The wine had a strange, tart/acid/fizz zing on the front palate, which quickly turned into tasty cherry and earth flavors. Unfortunately, the weird, almost carbonated sensation on each sip left the wine pretty unbalanced.



93 points James Suckling: Super nose of leather, chili, shiitake mushroom, and berries. Full-bodied, with wonderfully focused tannins and a spices. So refined and pretty. Gorgeous. Drink or hold. (6/11/12)

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