2009 Judd’s Hill Estate Pinot Noir David Honig January 21, 2014 Tasting Notes This is well balanced, with bright dancing red fruits. Dusty cherries and strawberries show on the nose. Good sharp red fruit, rhubarb and cranberry, fly above Michigan cherries. Hints of leafy herbs and vanilla highlight, rather than overpower, the fruit. Tannins are slightly dusty. Drink with lamb burgers and duck fat french fries. Highly Recommended. 90 points. WHO: Judd’s Hill WHAT: Pinot Noir WHERE: California, Napa Valley DESIGNATION: Estate VINEYARD: Milliken Creek WHEN: 2009 HOW MUCH: $34 Judd’s Hill is offering Palate Press readers a discount on all its wines. Shop Judd’s Hill and use promotion code “palatepress” to get 50% off shipping on all orders of six bottles of wine or more.