This wine exhibits a deep ruby color, with complex aromas of cherries, cola, spices, vanilla, and oak. The blackberry fruit is intense but not jammy, and the acid and tannins help balance the fruit.
Consistently a great wine year over year. Perfect for red drinkers that need something a little lighter for the summer months.
1) Nose of Strawberry and cherry with floral and earthy hints. 2) Strong and Powerful yet with smooth mouthfeel and elegant finish. 3) Palate of Strawberries and cherries with hints of truffles, floral and spice. Smooth tannins. 4) Excellent Length. 5) Little pronounced on alcohol but very good balance nonetheless.
Stands the test of time. La Crema has long produced an outstanding Pinot and this like all their others stands up from start to finish.
As others have said, this wine is consistently good. A solid choice for just about any palate.
Another great value pinot and another great drink from la crema the 2005 five is more complex.
External Reviews for La Crema Pinot Noir 9 Barrel Russian River Valley
"Hedonism. That's the word that springs to mind when the gorgeous aromas of this wine hit the nose. Rose petal and black cherry introduce brooding deep plum and cocoa notes. The complex palate offers up blackberry
"The less impressive 2006 Pinot Noir Nine Barrel (a selection of the nine best barrels) is more tannic
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