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W.H. Smith Pinot Noir Maritime Vineyard 2007

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

Bright ruby core with a vibrant rim. Lots of violets and roses float over earth, caramel and ripe cherry aromas. Restrained and elegant on palate entry. Solid core of acidity from front to back. Strawberry with a hint of ornage zest is followed by sc... Mike Supple. A Pinot Noir wine from California in USA. 2007 W H Smith Wines Pinot Noir Hellenthal Vineyard 750ml

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W. H. Smith Wines:
Curious by nature and eager to embrace new adventures, it didn’t take much for friend and winemaker Helen Turley to inspire in Bill the desire to try his hand at Pinot Noir. In 1992, under a new W. H. Smith Wines label, the Smiths released their first vintage of Sonoma County Pinot Noir. Passionate for Pinot, in 1994 Bill and Joan purchased 360 acres along the Sonoma Coast on a ridge high above... Read more
Curious by nature and eager to embrace new adventures, it didn’t take much for friend and winemaker Helen Turley to inspire in Bill the desire to try his hand at Pinot Noir. In 1992, under a new W. H. Smith Wines label, the Smiths released their first vintage of Sonoma County Pinot Noir. Passionate for Pinot, in 1994 Bill and Joan purchased 360 acres along the Sonoma Coast on a ridge high above the town of Cazadero. The first vintage of Maritime Ridge Vineyards—the Smith's rising star—was harvested in 2002 and was released in the spring of 2004. Read less

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External Reviews for W.H. Smith Pinot Noir Maritime Vineyard

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
01/16/2009

Bright ruby core with a vibrant rim. Lots of violets and roses float over earth, caramel and ripe cherry aromas. Restrained and elegant on palate entry. Solid core of acidity from front to back. Strawberry with a hint of ornage zest is followed by sc... Mike Supple. A Pinot Noir wine from California in USA. 2007 W H Smith Wines Pinot Noir Hellenthal Vineyard 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
01/16/2009

Medium bright ruby core surrounded by a lighter pink and ruby rim. Initial aromas of fresh toasty oak quickly yield to sweet cherry and wet earth, all surrounded by cool fresh mint and dark black raspberry. Sweet and lush on the front palate leading ... Mike Supple. A Pinot Noir wine from California in USA. 2007 Smith Wines, W H Pinot Noir Maritime Vineyard 750ml


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Source: Astor Wines & Spirits
04/07/2010

Strawberry, cola, and pomegranate flavors burst on the palate of this Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir. Toasty vanilla mingles with a well-balanced acidity to create a complex, elegant Pinot with a velvety-smooth texture.



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