External Reviews for Mark West Pinot Noir California
Enticing aromas of cherry-raspberry pie and cola berry intertwine with barrel notes of candied vanilla and spice. Oak aging rounds out the palate and gives the wine its body. Deep rich berry compote flavors. Pinot from beginning to silky finish.
Crushed red berries, smoky oak, licorice and floral notes dominate the heady bouquet. The wine is full-bodied and quite rich on the palate with black cherry fruit, and subtle vanilla-flavored oak well balanced by soft supple tannins that finish soft and sweet.
CaliforniaMark West Pinot Noir has arrived in our store by popular demand! This Sonoma winery specializes in Pinot Noir sourced from California's coastal appellations and believes in making the quintessential fruit-forward style of California Pinot at affordable prices. The winemaker is Alex Cose and the proprietor is Derek Benham. Mark West Pinot Noir is garnet red in color with enticing aromas of strawberry and raspberry and barrel notes of caramel, vanilla and baking spices. Medium in body with a juicy texture and silky tannins, this red wine gem offers rich flavors of raspberry, cherry pie, vanilla and cola berry. It was aged for 8-10 months in French oak. Enjoy it now and over the next 4-5 years with grilled salmon, roast pork, BBQ chicken and mild cheeses.
For over 40 years, we've been making wine with fruit sourced from California's most renowned coastal appellations. We specialize in Pinot Noir and our 2011 vintage is one of our best-a medium-bodied, fruity red that enjoys savory aromas of black cherries, raspberries, spice, and smoky oak. The core reveals layered flavors of red and black cherries, along with cranberries and a spicy note of cardamom from oak aging. Rich in texture with a lingering finish, this versatile wine is delicious on its own or paired with a juicy cheeseburger, grilled salmon, or Thanksgiving with all of the fixings. - Winery
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