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Mark West Pinot Noir 2011 Wine Review

Mark West Pinot Noir 2011

Mark West Pinot Noir 2011

California, United States

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 10

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2013-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.8%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Mark West

Agent: Arterra Wines Canada Inc.

Natalie's Score: 91/100

Lovely cherry-berry vibrancy here with perfectly balanced and mouth-watering acidity for food. Supple, satin-textured Californian Pinot in all its glory. Pair with seared tuna, planked salmon or roast chicken or turkey.

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This Mark West Pinot Noir 2011 was reviewed on August 15, 2014 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Medium bodied lovely from California. Lots of red fruit - red cherry, pomegranate, plums,some earthiness, oak, and herbs. Everything together so subtle but rich and sure to be a favourite. If only we got more of Mark West at LCBO. Until then I'm California Dreamin'.
Douglas McMillan rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

An exceptionally well balanced wine with well defined fruit and barrel aromas of tart and black cherry, white pepper, vanillla, herbs and 'barnyard'. The mouth-feel is very rich for a pinot noir and is mainly dark cherry and cranberry. A fantastic blend of old-word aromas and new-world flavours.
Martha Kelly AIWS - CS rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Another great vintage from this producer. Medium ruby in colour with soft tannins, mouthwatering and intense with flavours of Black cherry, raspberry, baking spices, black pepper, and typically earthy Pinot notes.
Rich, refreshing elegance.
Drink now, or cellar for 3 - 5 years.
Pair with duck breast, or lamb stew.
Date tasted August 2014.
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Medium bodied, a lovely Pinot Noir with a bit of pepper on the nose and a rich cherry and dark plum aroma. Also slight notes of earth and spices. The same tart cherry and cranberry on the palate.
Lovey rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Good glass on its own
Very drinkable
Courtney Flood rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Cherry, vanilla, and overtones of mushroom/wet leaves. Cherry, cocoa and mint palate. Very good Pinot character. Cedar planked salmon
Chris Coughlin - WSET level 3 grad rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Beautiful ripe red fruit aromas, plum, raspberry and cherry. Easy drinking light and lively red.
Tom Vigeant reviewed this wine as follows:

Earthy aromas, cherry pit, red berries, some spice. Palate follows similar profile, plus moderate oak. Light to medium body, dry.

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