Wine Advocate | Rating: 95The 2013 Pinot Noir Silver Belt Cuvee Natalie, from another Sonoma Coast site, shows darker fruits, more meat, black cherries and black raspberries with underbrush and spice. This should drink well for 5-7 years.Author: Robert Parker
Wine Spectator | Rating: 92Weaves together a savory mix of dried herb, cherry and wild berry flavors. Supple in texture, graceful in balance and refined in delivery.Author: James Laube
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Collector Data For This Wine
- 372 bottles owned
- 70 collectors