2010 Pinot Noir Coteau Palmer - Wine Enthusiast 94pts, Editor's Choice
Wine Enthusiast September 2015 - 94pts, Editor's Choice
"...with fascinating aromas of exotic red fruits, sesame oil, maple syrup, hoisin sauce, Korean BBQ spareribs and smoked, coffee crusted meats. It's in your face on the palate too, with pomegranate and rhubarb ripeness mixing into espresso and meatiness." Matt Kettmann
The 2010 vintage has power. It has spice. It has structure.
Fermented 100% whole cluster created primary, secondary, tertiary, and quaternary dimensions.
This is definitely not the same wine as the 2008, it's a different animal all - together.
Fifty percent Dijon Clone 115 & Fifty percent Swiss Clone 2A from a steep hillside within Premier Vineyard in Los Alamos, CA.
Self regulating vines produce small clusters and small berries.
Aged sur lees for 38 months in 40% new french oak barrels.
Go with the smoked & grilled meats, rack of lamb, or ideally a Thanksgiving meal.
DECANT 30-45 minutes, serve between 58°-64°F
Drink now through 2020.