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2004 Sea Smoke Cellars Pinot Noir Southing Sta. Rita Hills
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91 Points | International Wine Cellar , September/October 2006

($50) Good medium red. Superripe aromas of candied raspberry, plum, spices and flowers. Fat, spicy and sweet, with a deep core of rich red fruits. Finishes with sweet tannins and excellent length.

93 Points | Wine Spectator
90+ Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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If available, get it, you will regret it if you don't.
07/05/2006
by Butler12040707
one of the smoothest pinot noir ever tasted. unbelievable.

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