2008 The Other Guys MooBuzz Monterey Pinot Noir

13.9% alc., pH 3.78, $14-$15, bright yellow Zork closure. 95% Pinot Noir, 5% Syrah (for color and richness). 95% Monterey (Pinot Noir), 5% Paso Robles (Syrah). Back label says, “High on a rugged remote central California hilltop, now and then a cow moos to the accompaniment of buzzing bees.” Front label sports a topographical map of Monterey. Very cool package. · Moderately light reddish-purple color in the glass. This wine offers a generous drinking experience with aromas and flavors of cherries and strawberries with mild smoky oak overtones. Very mild tannins, with a refreshing lift of fruit on the finish. Good (+). Reviewed March 2, 2011

Winery: The Other Guys
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