2009 Fess Parker Pinot Noir Santa Barbara County

RED 4/2/12¬†2009 Fess Parker Pinot Noir Santa Barbara County¬†(14.5% abv., $20, Safeway): Deep, rich garnet opacity, with a medium nose offering notes of raspberry syrup, black tea, and oak. The palate mimics the nose, but the alcohol comes through with too much heat, and the oak dominates the finish. Conclusion: The heavy, almost hot finish […]

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