Wine Advocate | Rating: 92Medium ruby-purple colored, the 2015 Pinot Noir Aidan offers up notions of warm cranberries, redcurrants and black cherries with hints of chocolate box, tilled soil, Provence herbs and rose hips. Medium to full-bodied with a rock-solid structure of grainy tannins and great freshness, it finishes very long and minerally.Drink Dates: 2018-2026Author: Lisa Perrotti-Brown
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Collector Data For This Wine
- 47 bottles owned
- 20 collectors