Etude

Estate Grown Grace Benoist Ranch Pinot Noir

8.929 ratings
8.82 pro ratings
Carneros, North Coast, California, USA
Pinot Noir
Turkey, Game, Exotic Spices, Soft Cheese, Duck, Goose, Salads & Greens, Potato, Quinoa, Farro, Brown Rice, White Rice, Pasta, Herbs, Nuts & Seeds, Mushrooms, Chicken, Meaty & Oily Fish, Shellfish, Crab & Lobster, Stew, Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Salami & Prosciutto, Salmon, Quinoa, Shellfish
Top Notes For
Ming L
8.9

Nose opens with raspberry, ripe plum, cherry cola, cinnamon, then turns to dried mushroom, rose petals, and hint of game. The fruits tastes a bit more jammy than the nose suggested, but fresh acidity ensures a still vibrant palate.

Not as good as the 15’, but very solid.

Nose opens with raspberry, ripe plum, cherry cola, cinnamon, then turns to dried mushroom, rose petals, and hint of game. The fruits tastes a bit more jammy than the nose suggested, but fresh acidity ensures a still vibrant palate.

Not as good as the 15’, but very solid.

Jul 30th, 2021
Kenneth Doll

Lovely red, not terribly complex but really enjoyable.

Lovely red, not terribly complex but really enjoyable.

Sep 25th, 2020
Mike Gilbert

Not too spicy/ funky

Not too spicy/ funky

May 26th, 2020
Austin Baik

Soft.

Soft.

Apr 15th, 2020
George Hesse

Decent.

Decent.

May 24th, 2019
Miriam De Lyon

Herbaceous notes

Herbaceous notes

Nov 3rd, 2018
Andrew Holloway

Andrew had this 4 years ago

Andrew had this 4 years ago

Jan 20th, 2020
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Dec 10th, 2019
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Oct 30th, 2023
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Sep 16th, 2023