Established in 1988, Patz & Hall embodies the shared vision and collective expertise of four talented friends - Donald Patz, James Hall, Anne Moses and Heather Patz. Together, this dedicated team of individuals has turned a desire to craft benchmark, single-vineyard Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs into one of California's most celebrated artisan wineries.
Editorial Reviews for Patz and Hall Pinot Noir Sonoma County
A bit tight on the nose though big raspberry fruit emerges with air along with floral, blueberry, and graham cracker notes. Fresh and very pretty on the palate if a bit simple, though this is fairly intense with good depth tot he vibrant, sweet fruit flavors. Finishes a bit short. 89pts
External Reviews for Patz and Hall Pinot Noir Sonoma County
In the bouquet, this cool-climate charm takes the form of bright, fresh and flirtatious cherry and strawberry flavors. These fetching aromas are echoed on the palate, where complex layers of mulled cherries, strawberries and raspberries intermingle with spicy cinnamon and clove elements.
Young slightly simple faintly candied red-cherry fruit is teamed with a bit of obvious oak sweetness in the nose here yet once in the mouth this one surprises and runs to extract and muscle with the acid-pushed tannins and latter-palate coarseness of a wine that very much wants to age. What it lacks in refinement it makes up for in stuffing and while
A few 2012 Pinot Noirs had been bottled and were tasted including their largest cuvee (15 700 cases) the 2012 Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast. This beauty is a real steal in terms of high quality at a reasonable price. Deep ruby this exuberant delicious Pinot offers up notes of roasted herbs forest floor plum sauce and black cherries followed by a deep rich full-bodied round and luscious wine. Drink it over the next 3-4 years. - Robert Parker Robert Parkers Wine Advocate.