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2006 Sea Smoke Pinot Noir Ten

UNITED STATES / CALIFORNIA / SANTA BARBARA
  • 91 WA
  • 92 WS
  • Variety
    Pinot Noir

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SKU: 94554-2006-750

This item is available by the case only

Total:
$129.95

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  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 92

    Combines a mix of bold, ripe and richly flavored black cherry, wild berry, plum and blackberry fruit with touches of spice, cedar and wild berry. Ends with a long, elegant, detailed finish.
    Drink Dates: 2008-2012
    Author: James Laube
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 91

    The medium ruby-colored 2006 Pinot Noir Ten (which signifies the 10 different clones from which it is produced) reveals a sumptuous perfume of raspberries, black cherries, strawberries, underbrush, and spice. Volnay-like in the mouth with loads of red fruits, medium to full body, sweet tannins, and good acidity, this complex, evolved Pinot should be consumed over the next 3-4 years.
    Drink Dates: 2008-2012
    Author: Robert Parker
  • Anonymous | Rating: 92

    Drink Dates: Now-2012
    Author: Rhonda2too
  • Self | Rating: 4

    Author: tommy
  • Self | Rating: 90

    Author: jsp2000
  • Self | Rating: 92

    Author: Juan K
  • Self | Rating: 94

    Author: Ish Wine Cellar
  • Self | Rating: 93

    Great Ten...hints of clove and bacon, leading to a cola-esgue entree, followed by a silky finish for a 30 second experience...
    Author: 19th Hole Vineyard
  • Self | Rating: 92

    Lush nose of ripe blueberries. Follows through onto the palate. Decent subtle spice and delicate oak. Nice dry finish.
    Author: Mallon Matthew
  • Self | Rating: 93

    NR alcohol Aromas: subtle nose that gains with air showing rich, sweet black cherry and pomegranate Palate: beautiful in the mouth, balanced, polished with delicately intwined sweet, and bright red fruits, and licorice Impression: hands down one of my favorite wine of the day, if you can find it - buy it
    Author: dougwilder
  • Self | Rating: 91

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    Author: marv
For years, vintners have coveted a stretch of land in the western end of Santa Barbara's Santa Rita Hills AVA known to have the perfect microclimate, soils, and exposure to grow world-class Pinot Noir. In 1999, fulfilling a long-held dream of owner Bob Davids, this sought-after stretch of land became Sea Smoke Vineyard.

Sea Smoke produces Pinot Noir grown exclusively on the south-facing hillsides of their estate vineyards. On summer evenings, the Santa Ynez River canyon funnels a cool maritime fog layer (sea "smoke") across the hillsides, slowing the ripening process and providing the extended maturation period essential to the development of top-quality Pinot Noir.

Collector Data For This Wine

  • 678 bottles owned
  • 297 collectors
  • Average collector rating: 92
    (Out of 297 collectors)