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Hitching Post Hometown Pinot Noir 2014 Wine Review

Hitching Post Hometown Pinot Noir 2014

Hitching Post Hometown Pinot Noir 2014

Santa Barbara County, California, United States

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $29.95

Drink: 2017-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.8%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Hitching Post

Agent: Glen-Ward Wines Inc.

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This Hitching Post Hometown Pinot Noir 2014 was reviewed on May 27, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Yes, this wine is named after the restaurant in Sideways! It's a rustic blissfull cran-cherry Pinot Noir with lovely floral, red cherry and earthy underbrush aromas. The palate is mouthwatering with clean cherry and cranberry flavours, silky smooth tannins and a long scrumptious finish. Enjoy with chicken enchiladas. Tasted May 2017 by @sommsosa | bespoketastings.ca
Wineboy rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

I think Hitching Post has reigned in the amount of oak this used in the 2014 compared to other years. It's there but takes a less dominant role with it's spice and pepper characteristics. A light and bright cherry Pinot, with some earthy elements appearing late on the palate. A bit more time will make these earthy notes more prominent and make the crispness more integrated. 2-4 years.
Hitching Post's Hometown (2014) is a fresh, silky and food-friendly Pinot Noir from Santa Barbara County in California. Hitching Post owner and chef Frank Ostini and his good friend Gray Hartley started making Hitching Post wines in 1979. The Pinot Noir grapes for Hometown (2014) are sourced from the Los Alamos, Santa Maria and the Santa Rita Hills wine regions. - Community Wine Reviews
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