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Pali Wine Co. Pinot Noir Riviera 2016

Editorial Review by Gregory Dal Piaz:

This is a bit high toned with fine herb and floral aromas over strawberry fruit and fragrant French oak, though it does show some heat on the nose. There's a lot to this wine, too much for the lowish acidity and soft tannins to handle. The alcohol sticks out early in the mouth and the fruit lacks freshness and seems to be a bit cooked. The alcohol really becomes obtrusive on the back end and onto the short, bitter finish. 78pts

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Editorial Reviews for Pali Wine Co. Pinot Noir Riviera

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065238,750
1.00 5
Vintage: 2010 11/19/2012

This is a bit high toned with fine herb and floral aromas over strawberry fruit and fragrant French oak, though it does show some heat on the nose. There's a lot to this wine, too much for the lowish acidity and soft tannins to handle. The alcohol sticks out early in the mouth and the fruit lacks freshness and seems to be a bit cooked. The alcohol really becomes obtrusive on the back end and onto the short, bitter finish. 78pts


Member Reviews for Pali Wine Co. Pinot Noir Riviera

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Snooth User: sfquixote
29964520
2.50 5
Vintage: 2010 08/26/2013

Two and a half glasses


Snooth User: melloashello
106886222
1.00 5
Vintage: 2008 04/22/2012

The wine was super acidic and vinegary. Mouth puckering sour! I am hoping that this was a bad bottle.


Snooth User: Burnsey
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4.00 5
Vintage: 2008 01/21/2010

Excellent; one of my favorite pinots.


Snooth User: benrice
5602989
2.50 5
Vintage: 2008 12/25/2010

Brighter than I thought it would be. Beautiful ruby color. Finish didn't hold up. Little disapointing.


Snooth User: Clubwine
1999013
0.00 5
Vintage: 2008 03/02/2011

I thought this wine was a fantastic deal - great everyday classic Sonoma, loved the body!


Snooth User: Rome300
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3.50 5
Vintage: 2008 08/04/2010

Three and a half glasses


External Reviews for Pali Wine Co. Pinot Noir Riviera

External Review
Vintage: 2010 01/23/2012

The 2010 Riviera Pinot is light ruby in color, with a lovely nose of cherry, cranberry, blackberry, Asian spice, and gunpowder. The palate is rich and layered, with powerful flavors of black cherry, blackberry, sassafras and spice. The finish turns lighter with raspberry flavors lingering overtop of earthy, rustic tannins that will lengthen with time. - WineryCooperage:10 months in barrel; 30% new French oakTechnical Data:Alcohol: 14.7% by volumeCases Produced: 10,500


External Review
Vintage: 2010 07/13/2013

The 2010 Riviera Pinot is light ruby in color, with a lovely nose of cherry, cranberry, blackberry, Asian spice, and gunpowder. The palate is rich and layered, with powerful flavors of black cherry, blackberry, sassafras and spice. The finish turns lighter with raspberry flavors lingering overtop of earthy, rustic tannins that will lengthen with time. - WineryCooperage:10 months in barrel; 30% new French oakTechnical Data:Alcohol: 14.7% by volumeCases Produced: 10,500 ** SOLD OUT **


External Review
Vintage: 2010 11/03/2012

This new Pinot is really lovely with fresh Raspberry notes and soft fruit aromas. It is all gentle and soft with great purity and noticeable mineral notes. The finish is clean and lightly spicy. A great every day Pinot noir at bargain price.


External Review
Vintage: 2009 01/12/2012

Captivating aromas of candied cherry and blackberry intertwine with subtle hints of violets, thyme and wild game. On the palate, this wine quickly shows a strong structural component, later releasing flavors of fresh red raspberries and bright Bing cherries, intertwined with espresso and held together by modest sweet oak. - Winery ** SOLD OUT **


External Review
Vintage: 2009 05/20/2011

Pali Wine Co. Riviera Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast 2009 750ML


External Review
Vintage: 2008 11/25/2009

Pali Riviera Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast 2008 750ML



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