Martinelli Moonshine Ranch Pinot Noir 2005

Ratings on Delectable

Jörgen Lindström Carlvik Delectable Pro

Owner, Brix Wine Consultants

It smells like a PN/Syrah mixture where sweet red berries has been macerated in meat stock and cherry liquor and then aged in American oak. I know it's not true, but you get the picture, right? Rounded off tannins, nice acidity and spice flavors are framed by toasty oak and candied citrus flavors. While short, it does manage to hide most of its lofty alcohol. Speaks more of the winemaker that of either variety or place.

It smells like a PN/Syrah mixture where sweet red berries has been macerated in meat stock and cherry liquor and then aged in American oak. I know it's not true, but you get the picture, right? Rounded off tannins, nice acidity and spice flavors are framed by toasty oak and candied citrus flavors. While short, it does manage to hide most of its lofty alcohol. Speaks more of the winemaker that of either variety or place.

8.7

Joe Crapanzano

Very rich with great depth.

Very rich with great depth.

9.2