The nose has plum, cherry cola, and black tea. Black cherry, black tea, and cola lead on the palate. There is a real earthy umami that comes out on the mid-palate, a soy-sauce richness that lingers with cigar-box spices. Moderate tannins match moderate acids. Drink with anything made with lentils. Recommended. 88.
WHO: Trinitas Cellars
WHAT: Pinot Noir
WHERE: California, Napa Valley, Carneros
HOW MUCH: $45
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