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Bravium Pinot Noir 2015 Wine Review

Bravium Pinot Noir 2015

Bravium Pinot Noir 2015

Alexander Valley, Sonoma, California, United States

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 10

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Price: $49.95

Drink: 2016-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Bravium

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 93/100

A rich and juicy cool climate Pinot Noir with fleshy ripe cherry and raspberry aromas and flavours. Medium-bodied and satin smooth. Pair with veal.

This Bravium Pinot Noir 2015 was reviewed on April 25, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Pamela Chiles rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

A beautiful, complex, enticing Pinot Noir from the Anderson Valley. Nose is all violets, earth, beet and red cherry. Satiny-smooth mouthfeel with more sour cherry, mushroom and delicate spice; stemmy, dry, vanishing tannins round out the finish - so elegant and sippable. Have it on its own.
Bill Wright Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Lovely cherry and raspberry. Velvety feel in the mouth feel.
Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

An elegant Pinot Noir from Alexander Valley, Sonoma, California, U.S.A. Ruby red with tart cherry, raspberry, subtle earth and vanilla notes, echoed on palate with hints of dark chocolate. Mouthwatering acidity and satiny texture, hard to put down your glass!
Tasted March 2017
Olivier de Maisonneuve rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

ooooh! super pinot noir nose! Mysterious and rich. Elegant and lip-smacking at the same time. Unfurls sensuously on the palate. Nice smooth and fresh finale. If you can leave it a few years in the cellar,i believe it would be even more luxurious. Delightful.
Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

A round plush pinot with elegant blueberry, cherry, spice, and wet stone minerality aromas from one of my favourite regions in California, Alexander Valley. This pinot showcases clean flavours of tart cherry, allspice, and hints of graphite minerality. The acidity is high (as expected), the finish is long and mouthwatering, and tannins are smooth and integrated. Enjoy with braises and stews. Tasted March 2017 by @sommsosa | bespoketastings.ca
Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Ruby red. 12.5% ABV. Cool climate Anderson Valley, Calif Pinot Noir. Cherry, raspberry, savoury dry herb. Well-balanced. Integrating nicely. Medium-long finish. Tasted March 2017. 91 points.
Cora Beaulieu rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

This lovely Pinot is a vibrant ruby red showing a light ruby rim. Intense and lively aromas of strawberry, raspberry, dark cherry, rhubarb, Rose petals, minerality, and slight spice. Balanced acidity, with fine tannins and the palate, delivers fresh berry, cherry and lots of fruit flavors. A very light cherry and strawberry flavor add to the chalky, mineral-driven finish. Enjoy with grilled salmon and seasonal veggies. [Tasted Mar/2017]
Lori Kilmartin - WSET3 Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

What an elegant Pinot Noir. Soft but integrated aromas of raspberry, beetroot, rhubarb and smoke. Layers that come and go each time you raise the glass. Excellent balance of acidity and tannins - all harmonized with flavours of red cherry and currant. Tasted March 26, 2017.
Douglas McMillan rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

brambles, forest floor, dark cherries, and raspberry dominate the aromas. The taste is elegant but juicy with tart cherry coming through. Great acidity, jut a touch of tannin, and a medium cherry finish.

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