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2008 Brewer-Clifton Pinot Noir Mount Carmel Vineyard Sta. Rita Hills
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93 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - November/December 2010

($56) Saturated red. Heady red fruits and spices on the nose, with suggestions of potpourri and sandalwood in the background. Silky, seamless and very sweet, offering deep raspberry and cherry flavors and a hint of cinnamon. Very suave and alluring, with excellent finishing clarity and sappy persistence.

92+ Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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Everything I look for in a Pinot Noir
by Beach13807740
This was a sleeper bottle. Popped & poured and then marveled as the wine kept developing in the glass - going this way and that on my palate. What seemed to be a straightforward, easy-sipping wine turned out to be so much more. My first taste of Brewer-Clifton and I'm impressed.
Love the hills
by hinshaw13821622
Very nice and easy to drink. I am a sea smoke lover, this is a nice alternative.


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