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2009 Capiaux Cellars Pinot Noir Widdoes Vineyard Russian River Valley
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90 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - May/June 2011

Good full deep red.  Wild, soil-inflected aromas of cherry, raspberry, strawberry, cola and loam, with a piquant note of sage providing lift.  Sweet and creamy in the mouth, but with a firm edge of acidity giving the wine a juicy character.  Turns more floral as it opens in the glass.  Capiaux adds back 10% of the stems.

93 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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Pinot Noir

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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