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2009 Fess Parker Winery Pinot Noir Bien Nacido Vineyard Santa Maria Valley
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90(+?) Points | International Wine Cellar , November/December 2011

Ruby-red.  Pungent, oak-spiced aromas of raspberry and blackberry show a flamboyant personality and pick up notes of vanilla and mocha with air.  Open-knit and supple in texture, offering sweet red and dark berry flavors and a good dose of vanillin oak.  The lumber recedes a bit on the finish, which showcases the vaguely jammy berry qualities.  I suspect that a little bottle age will tame the oak here.

93 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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