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River Road Pinot Noir 2010



Recommendation: Recommended as a buy

Winery/Producer: River Road Vineyards; Sebastopol, California

Grape Variety: Pinot Noir

Geographic Origin: Sonoma County

Vintage: 2010

Price: $14.99

Purchased From: Total Wine; Northridge, California

Paired With: Parmesan chicken, olive oil & garlic pasta and carrots

Tasting:

    He said: Light ruby red color. Very light fruity bouquet. Nice berry taste and a dry earthy finish. Quite supple with an excellent balance of tannins.

    She said: Mild fruity bouquet. Slightly acidic, medium body with a smooth pleasant finish.

    Comments: At $14.99 this Pinot Noir just slips into the “Recommended” category. Its good but not great and we would definitely buy it again. I would like to try it with some mushroom dishes.