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2013 Joseph Phelps Pinot Noir Freestone Vineyards Quarter Moon Vineyard

  • 86 WA
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    Pinot Noir
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SKU: 367944-2013-750

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  • Vinous | Rating: 94

    The 2013 Pinot Noir Quarter Moon Vineyard is another very pretty and highly nuanced wine. Rose petal, mint, savory herbs, pine and crushed rocks inform a focused, chiseled Pinot that is all about delineation. Floral and savory notes from the whole clusters add tons of character and dimension. There is so much to like here.
    Author: Antonio Galloni
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 86

    The 2013 Pinot Noir Quarter Moon Vineyard was one of the less impressive wines, slightly tart, edgy and austere, with a somewhat clipped and monolithic style. Notes of dark fruits, earth and spice were present, but the acidity was intrusive. Drink now-2025.
    Author: Robert Parker
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    Collector Data For This Wine

    • 89 bottles owned
    • 33 collectors