2009 Judd’s Hill Estate Pinot Noir

90This is well balanced, with bright dancing red fruits.  Dusty cherries and strawberries show on the nose. Good sharp red fruit, rhubarb and cranberry, fly above Michigan cherries. Hints of leafy herbs and vanilla highlight, rather than overpower, the fruit. Tannins are slightly dusty. Drink with lamb burgers and duck fat french fries. Highly Recommended. 90 points.

WHO: Judd’s Hill
WHAT: Pinot Noir
WHERE:  California, Napa Valley
VINEYARD: Milliken Creek
WHEN: 2009

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