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2011 Talley Vineyards Pinot Noir Rosemary's Vineyard Arroyo Grande Valley
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About Talley Vineyards

Before the Talley family made wine, they grew peppers, avocados, zucchini and more. In fact, in the Arroyo Grande Valley, the Talley’s have more of a name for vegetable growing than winemaking. The balance, however, is swaying, if not shifting, as the family wine operation, started in 1982, has continued to pick up steam.

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2011 Talley Vineyards Pinot Noir Rosemary's Vineyard Arroyo Grande Valley

Producer: Talley Vineyards
Style: Red Wine
Grape Type: Pinot Noir
Origin: California
Region: Central Coast
Appellation: Arroyo Grande Valley

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93 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - November/December 2013

Vivid ruby-red.  Lively red berries and cherry on the intensely perfumed nose, with notes of pungent flowers, Asian spices and blood orange adding complexity.  Bright, racy strawberry and raspberry flavors give way to a deeper bitter cherry quality in the mid-palate, with a tangy citrus pith quality adding lift.  The penetrating, gently tannic finish is alluringly sweet and floral, leaving a hint of smoky minerality behind, eventually.

95 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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