Wine Enthusiast Review
Clean and likable aromas of black-cherry sorbet, light pepper and sumac are fresh and fun on the nose of this bottling. The palate is bright with ripe blackberry flavors, but a woody grip and vanilla-bean element on the midpalate ensures both quick pleasure and a long life.
Wine Tasting Notes
San Simeon Estate Reserve Monterey Pinot Noir offers captivating fruit aromas of black cherry, raspberry and rhubarb that lift from the glass with notes of dark chocolate, black pepper, strawberry jam and a hint of fennel. Similar characteristics fill the mouth joined by distinctive black cherry and a pleasant note of spicy cinnamon on the finish. The wine's texture is rich and round, promising pleasurable drinking for years to come.
San Simeon Estate Reserve Monterey Pinot Noir was fermented to dryness in stainless steel tanks and aged in a combination of Cadus and Billon French oak barrels for nine months.
The San Simeon Estate Reserve Monterey Pinot Noir shines with all classic Pinot pairings. Some particular favorites are pork, salmon and mild cheeses.
100% Pinot Noir
Clones 5, 115, 667