2009 Copain Wine Cellars Pinot Noir Les Voisins Anderson Valley
Producer: Copain Wine Cellars Style: Red Wine Grape Type:Pinot Noir Origin:California Region: Other California Appellation: Anderson Valley
91 Points | International Wine Cellar , May/June 2011
Deep red. Intriguing aromas of red and dark berries, cherry pit, incense and cinnamon. Shows good heft but comes across as quite fresh, offering an array of palate-staining berry and bitter cherry flavors and a
sexy candied rose quality. Impressively energetic pinot with excellent finishing
cut, grip and sappy persistence. This benefits a lot from air.
It is remarkable that an industry essentially less than a half-century old could capture the attention of the American wine-buying public to the degree that California has. Powerful consumer interest in California wine is driven by two major factors. The more obvious reason is that California's best wines, which come from grapes grown in...
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... Read More »
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