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Vineyard: Ricci

AppellationCarneros
VarietiesPinot Noir

Wineries sourcing from this vineyard

Reviewed wines produced from this vineyard

2012 Tin Barn Vineyards Ricci Vineyard Carneros Pinot Noir

13.5% alc., $36. Sourced from a family owned vineyard located in a cool and foggy setting facing San Pablo Bay. The winemaker is Michael Lancaster. · Moderately light reddish purple color in the glass. Aromatically alive with scents of red cherry, strawberry and red rose petal. A charming, polished and elegant wine with mid weight flavors of spiced cherry and plum. Easy to drink, with good tension, balanced tannins and a fruity finish. Score: 90. Reviewed October 6, 2014 WINERY » ARTICLE »

2011 Tin Barn Ricci Vineyard Carneros Pinot Noir

13.9% alc., pH 3.85, TA 0.38, 161 cases, $34. Released September 2013. This family owned vineyard is located on a south facing slope facing San Pablo Bay in a cook foggy area. 66% 777, 34% Pommard. Aged 14 months in 30% new French oak barrels. · Moderately light reddish-purple color in the glass. Persistent aromas of black cherry, spice, dark chocolate and sweet smoke fill the glass. Very tasty core of black cherry and black raspberry fruits with accents of cola and brown spice including cinnamon. Oak highlights add a welcoming tone. Very uplifting and juicy despite the lower acidity. I liked this wine the more I tasted it. The wine definitely has a Carneros imprint with its darker fruit and earthy, mushroom tone. Score: 92. Reviewed December 18, 2013 WINERY » ARTICLE »