2006 Ribbon Ridge (RR) Pinot Noir Ridgecrest Vineyards Ribbon Ridge
Producer: Ribbon Ridge (RR)
Style: Red Wine
Grape Type: Pinot Noir
Region: Willamette Valley
Appellation: Ribbon Ridge
92 Points | International Wine Cellar , May/June 2009
($69) Saturated red color. Cherry-cola, blackberry and rose on the nose. Vibrant red and dark berry flavors are given depth by sweet cola and licorice qualities and framed by velvety tannins. Suavely blends richness with vivacity and finishes with echoes of sweet dark berries and candied flowers. This is really sexy.
our new favorite...
...and perhaps only "new world" pinot we actually love. Keep refusing to drink last bottle since don't want it to end.
One of the best Pinots I have ever had. It was deep, with layers of flavor. Not too light , but not overdone. It was exceptional, although pricey.I am still looking for a pinot like this under $30.
Good Oregon Pinot
This was very good, but not my favorite among the Oregon Pinot Noirs I have had. It took awhile to open up in the glass, so decanting may be a good idea.
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Great American pinot
American pinot doesn't get any better than RR. Harry's a genius.
Great full bodied Pinot
Great value on this full bodied Pinot- compared to Flowers winery Pinot at double the price!
Adored by critics, prized by collectors, Pinot Noir is one of most tantalizing yet temperamental varietals in the world. For many wine enthusiasts, this is part of the appeal of Pinot -- it doesn't reveal its charms easily. Pinot Noir's virtue also stems from the unique characteristics of the grape. The skins are especially delicate, which accounts for the lighter color and body of finished wine. But, despite the delicacy, the best wines have excellent backbone and...
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