2018 Rodney Strong Estate Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

Garnet in color with a bold red cherry nose. On the mid palate the wine packs a punch with bold vibrant cherries, and rustic notes and long with some dark chocolate. On the medium length finish the wine displays some vibrant pepper notes, and strong acidity where the rustic notes live on … super dry. This is a BIG BOLD varietal pinot. It will easily keep a while, if you could wait, where I suspect it would soften and mature nicely. Right now I would give it a solid 88, albeit an edgy wine. From the LCBO web site, check stock:


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Product Details

Russian River Valley is among the world’s finest areas outside of Burgundy for growing Pinot Noir. This wine is intense, with lifted black cherry, toast, vanilla and nutty flavours. Pair with thick grilled pork chops, rotisserie chicken or grilled tuna steaks.

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Taste Profile

  • Flavours Floral, Cherry, Toast
  • Sweetness
  • Body
  • Flavour Intensity
  • Tannins

More Details

  • Release Date April 1, 2022
  • Alcohol/Vol 13.9%
  • Made In California, United States
  • By Rodney Strong
  • Sugar Content 2 g/L
  • Varietal Pinot Noir
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