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Mark West Pinot Noir 2012 Wine Review

Mark West Pinot Noir 2012

Mark West Pinot Noir 2012

Santa Lucia Highlands, California, United States

Community Score: 89/100

Community Reviews: 7

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Price: $17.99

Drink: 2013-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.8%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Mark West

Agent: Constellation Brands Inc.

Natalie's Score: 89/100

A smooth, supple Californian Pinot Noir with lots of toasty oak, mocha, espresso and coffee on the nose from aging in French oak barrels. Silky tannins. The winery is situated above the Salinas Valley. Pair with coffee-rubbed pork chops or a pepper steak. Yum!

This Mark West Pinot Noir 2012 was reviewed on April 23, 2016 by

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  • 525 bottles
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Reviews and Ratings

BJ Oudman rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

A sweet little entry level pinot that never fails to impress. Classic barnyard on the nose and strawberry and spice on the palate. Enough body to satisfy the glass on its own, it pairs nicely with roast chicken, grilled salmon or pork loin. I buy this crowd pleaser by the case for those impromptu times when friends drop in unexpectedly.
Lori Kilmartin - Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Mark West's goal was to "craft remarkable California Pinot Noir that delivers exceptional quality at an affordable price" and this wine delivers. Typical aromas of cranberry and raspberries, earth and barnyard. Tart cherry flavours with a touch of sweetness - molasses, brown sugar? Medium acidity and tannins and a lingering finish. This was a gift on Mother's Day from my wonderful husband - and very much appreciated and enjoyed. Tasted - Mother's Day - May 8, 2016.
Community Reviewer reviewed this wine as follows:

A medium bodied, fruity red that enjoys enticing aromas of dark berries, boysenberries, and raspberries. A sweet entry of brown sugar and molasses is follwed by a bit of orange zest and coriander. The core reveals fleshy plum flavours, with a spicy note of cardamon from oak aging. Rich in texture with a lingering finish.

Source: NB Liquor Stores
Community Reviewer reviewed this wine as follows:

Un vin rouge fruité au corps moyen qui présente des arômes invitants de baies foncées, de mures de Boysen et de framboises. Son entrée sucrée de cassonade et de mélasse est suivie d’un peu de zeste d’orange et de coriandre. Le noyau révcle

Source: NB Magasin d'Alcool

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