St Innocent Winery Temperance Hill Vineyard Pinot Noir 2012

9.137 ratings on Delectable
$37.99

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Ratings on Delectable

Torrey Grant

Another great 2012. Touch of earth, mushroom, orange peal. Bright acidity. Good when you open it, but decant and it gets to be incredible.

Another great 2012. Touch of earth, mushroom, orange peal. Bright acidity. Good when you open it, but decant and it gets to be incredible.

9.0

Tom Steffanci Delectable Pro

More pencil and earth than fruit but secondary cherry and strawberry notes. Lush and round mouth feel. Clean and well balanced

More pencil and earth than fruit but secondary cherry and strawberry notes. Lush and round mouth feel. Clean and well balanced

8.7

Christine Havens Delectable Pro

We drank the 2005 St. Innocent Temperance Hill Pinot Noir on the same evening to compare it with the 2012. The '05 has more nuanced layers and aromatics at this stage, but the 2012 shows considerable promise as well. Black raspberry and black cherry aromas lead into fragrant lavender, anise and crushed stones. On the palate, this fresh and lively Pinot boasts ample concentration and structure, with a buttery, toasty note on the backend along with baking spices and dried herbs. This should evolve nicely with time and patience.

We drank the 2005 St. Innocent Temperance Hill Pinot Noir on the same evening to compare it with the 2012. The '05 has more nuanced layers and aromatics at this stage, but the 2012 shows considerable promise as well. Black raspberry and black cherry aromas lead into fragrant lavender, anise and crushed stones. On the palate, this fresh and lively Pinot boasts ample concentration and structure, with a buttery, toasty note on the backend along with baking spices and dried herbs. This should evolve nicely with time and patience.

9.0

Ryan Mullins Delectable Pro

Pretty red fruit, dried flowers and spruce

Pretty red fruit, dried flowers and spruce

9.4

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