The nose shows red fruits, strawberry and cherry, and pencil lead. Tarter red fruits show on the palate, cranberry and redcurrant, along with sage and pencil lead. Flavors don’t change, but deepen on the mid-palate, while the pencil lead lingers on the finish. Tannins sneak up on the mid-palate and finish, smooth and drying. Drink with roast pork loin. Recommended (88). DH

WHO: Saint Gregory
WHAT: Pinot Meunier
WHERE: California, North Coast, Mendocino County
WHEN: 2010
HOW MUCH: $20 (media sample)


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