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Sea Sun Pinot Noir 2019 Wine Review

Sea Sun Pinot Noir 2019

Sea Sun Pinot Noir 2019

California, United States

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 7

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Price: $24.95

Drink: 2021-2025

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Sea Sun

Agent: The Bacchus Group Inc.

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This Sea Sun Pinot Noir 2019 was reviewed on November 27, 2021 by Natalie MacLean

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Perry rated this wine as 90/100
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

This wine is warm and comforting on a cold winter's night. Aromas of blueberry, blackberry and cherry, with lots of smoky undertones. Medium+ bodied with soft tannins and mouthwatering acidity on the palate, the berry notes are rich and ripened, trending to jammy, but with enough acidity to prevent it from being overwhelming. a bit of heat on the finish from the 14.2% alcohol, although it maybe feels a little hotter. Enjoy this with slow braised meats, or any grilled meats with a sweeter glaze or sauce.
Andrea Shapiro rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

From the Wagner Family of Wines in California, Sea Sun Pinot Noir is bold and vibrant with a bevy of cherry, smoke and sweet spice. Medium bodied with bold acidity, silky tannins and mouthwatering baked cherry and blueberry fruit on the finish. A suitable pairing with honeyed ham, pork roast or glazed salmon. Enjoy! - tasted November 2021
Craig Haynes WSET3 FWS SWS IWS rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

The 2019 Sea Sun Vineyard Pinot Noir showcases a full bodied, fruit focussed expression of this varietal. Its aroma + flavour profile highlights ripe red berries and subtle sweet spices from start to finish. How does it feel? This Cali pinot is pleasingly dry and creamy with gentle pulling tannins and touches of food friendly acidity. I think this creation will match well a bowl of hearty stew and today’s close to zero Celsius temperature.

For those interested in where the 2019 Sea Sun’s pinot noir was grown, it is mostly from Monterey County (94%) which borders the Pacific Ocean south of San Fransisco as well as Solano County (3%) and San Luis Obispo County (3%).

Reviewed November 2021
From Charlie Wagner, Sea Sun 2019 Pinot Noir is fragrant with cherry jam and vanilla aromas; dry, spicy and crisp on with baked cherry pie, ripe red berry and earthy, spicy notes silky on the palate. Lightly chill and pour with roast duck or chicken. Grapes for this vintage were sourced from California's cool-climate coastal vineyards. - Community Wine Reviews
Sea Sun celebrates our ongoing exploration of California and its great diversity of land. Our Pinot Noir is sourced from premier coastal regions, with cooling breezes off the Pacific Ocean that balance the bright warmth of the sun. These ideal conditions allow for an extended growing season, enabling us to create a layered wine that holds broad appeal. Strikingly soft, with scents of baked cherries, vanilla and brown spice. - Wagner Family of Wine

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