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Cobb Rice Spivak Vineyard Pinot Noir 2016
Nose: Bergamot tea and mandarin orange zest aromas emerge with black cherry and fresh red Fuji apple notes along with earthy hints of mushroom and Asian five spice.
Palate: Finely textured with vibrant acidity and additional supporting flavors of lavender, pine and truffle. Quite drinkable at this young stage with tannins present but not overpowering.
This is a beautifully made wine, fully able to capture the beauty of coastal influence in a great vintage. Spicy and floral, with a delicate entry, this has nuanced and entangled elements of wild raspberry, lavender, Asian spice and foraged mushroom. A stemmy earthy undercurrent adds energy and continued freshness on the long-lasting finish of forest.
Score: 95, Virginie Boone, June 2019
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