The 2017 Patz & Hall Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir is a favorite around these parts. Fresh aromas of bright cherry, spice, and cranberry are present. Full and lush on the palate, the wine is balanced by a solid line of acidity. Bright berry fruits on the finish which is lengthy. Pair me with lamb…please!
A larger production cuvée, the appellation 2017 Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast is well worth seeking out, offering a charming, forward, medium-bodied style as well as lots of textbook spiced red fruits, pine forest, and underbrush-like aromas and flavors.WE90
A savory edge of sage and dried herb combines with richer flavors of berries and cola. Textured tannins and bright acidity lend support to this balanced wine from a cool-climate appellation.WA90
The 2017 Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast was made with 100% whole cluster and aged in 45% new oak. Pale to medium ruby-purple, it has expressive aromas of red and black cherries, roasted cranberries, woodsmoke and orange peel with a classy frame of allspice-like new oak plus earth and charcuterie touches. It’s light to medium-bodied and silky with good intensity, mouthwatering acidity and grainy tannins, finishing long.WS89
Offering a core of dried berry and cherry tart flavors, supported by crunchy acidity, this lingers with savory nuances. The crisp finish presents notes of Asian spice. Drink now through 2023. 19,737 cases made.