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Frei Brothers Winery Reserve Pinot Noir 2012 Wine Review

Frei Brothers Winery Reserve Pinot Noir 2012

Frei Brothers Winery Reserve Pinot Noir 2012

Russian River Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $27.95

Drink: 2014-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Frei Brothers Winery

Agent: E&J Gallo Winery Canada Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Rounded, mouth-filling and voluptuous Pinot Noir like falling backwards on to satin cushions. Fleshy cherry aromas and flavours.

Pinot Noir food pairings: veal medallions, roasted pork loin, prime rib, coq au vin, grilled tuna with a pepper crust.

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This Frei Brothers Winery Reserve Pinot Noir 2012 was reviewed on May 30, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

More Vintages: 2014  2007 

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Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

This is a brilliant ruby red with garnet hue. Declared 14.5% % abv. Cherry, bacon, baking spice and blackberry aromatics. On the palate cherry, blackberry, earthy minerality, all spice and a hint of pink grapefruit. This wine shows typicity of a new world cool climate Pinot noir. Medium plus acidity, tannins, fruit concentration. Well balanced and integrating. Dry, Mouthfeel silky and mouthwatering. Pair this with bacon-wrapped BBQ sirloin steaks or bacon beer PEI mussels. Tasted April 2016 @bespoketastings @jonsteeves Drink now or Enjoy 2016-2018.
The Sonoma region of the Russian River Valley is renowned for its cool, fog-laden morning that warm up and burn off with the afternoon sun. This moderation in temperatures from the Pacific Ocean allow the grapes to ripen slowly to great complexity. Some of the vines for this wine grow fewer than 16 km from the Ocean. The Frei Brothers Reserve is worth trying. - Community Wine Reviews

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