Wine Advocate | Rating: 94Medium to deep ruby-purple in color, the 2015 Pinot Noir Lewis MacGregor Estate Vineyard opens with notes of black raspberries, red currants and cranberry sauce with touches of fragrant earth, black pepper, dried mint and tobacco. Medium-bodied, refreshing and very tightly knit in the mouth, the fine-grained palate reveals fantastic energy with a long, mineral-laced finish. 422 cases produced.Drink Dates: 2018 - 2029Author: Lisa Perrotti-BrownIssue: 236
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- 33 bottles owned
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