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Hitching Post Hometown Pinot Noir 2013 Wine Review

Hitching Post Hometown Pinot Noir 2013

Hitching Post Hometown Pinot Noir 2013

Santa Barbara County, California, United States

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $28.95

Drink: 2014-2019

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.1%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Hitching Post

Agent: Glen-Ward Wines Inc.

Natalie's Score: 91/100

A smoky, fresh cherry-berry Californian Pinot Noir with silky texture and a pleasing medium-bodied weight. Just enough acidity to make this wine very versatile with food from planked salmon to roast chicken. Some fresh berry and spices on the finish. Partners Gary Hartley and Frank Ostini (Hartley-Ostini), a fisherman and chef respectively, have been producing wine since 1979. They characterize their Pinot Noirs as soulful due to the cool maritime climate that moderates temperatures. You can also taste their wines at the Hitching Post restaurant featured in the movie Sideways.

Pinot Noir food pairings: grilled tuna with a pepper crust, grilled pork chops, lamb kabobs, venison burgers, roast veal.

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This Hitching Post Hometown Pinot Noir 2013 was reviewed on June 25, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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This medium-bodied Californian red wine is produced by the Buellton Hitching Post owner and chef Frank Ostini and Gray Hartley, who began winemaking at home in 1979. In 1984, they moved their operation to the Hitching Post Winery to make wines for their restaurant, the Hitching Post. - Community Wine Reviews

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