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Frei Brothers Winery Pinot Noir 2016 Wine Review

Frei Brothers Winery Pinot Noir 2016

Frei Brothers Winery Pinot Noir 2016

Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $35.95

Drink: 2020-2023

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Frei Brothers Winery

Agent: E&J Gallo Winery Canada Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Russian River Valley in Sonoma County is prime Pinot Noir terroir with moderate weather and misty fogs from the Pacific Ocean. This one is a well-balanced and rich classic with ripe strawberry, raspberry, plum and red cherry fruit, tobacco leaf and just a hint of spice. So smooth and creamy, finishing long on the palate. Pair with roast pheasant or Cornish game hens. The Frei Brothers have been making fine California wines since 1890.

Pinot Noir food pairings: roast quail, veal scaloppini, beef bourguignon, smoked salmon.

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This Frei Brothers Winery Pinot Noir 2016 was reviewed on March 25, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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Carolyn Hetke rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Frei Brother's Reserve Pinot Noir is weighing in on the heavier end of the Pinot Noir spectrum with lots of black cherry palate and a hint of smoky, spice. This smooth and rich Pinot will go beautifully with grilled lamb or beef tenderloin. Tasted February 2020. www.thewineloverskitchen.com
Frei Brothers Reserve 2016 Russian River Valley Pinot Noir is a medium-plus-bodied PN, silky and seductive right out of the gate with ripe red berry fruit, black cherry, sweet tobacco, baking spice and smoky toasty oak spice flavours on the palate. Aged for 10 months in a combination of French, Hungarian and American oak. Pair it with a roast breast of veal. - Community Wine Reviews

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