Patricia Green Reserve Pinot Noir 2017 - New Canaan Wine

Patricia Green Reserve Pinot Noir 2017

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Patricia Green Reserve Pinot Noir 2017

SKU 07970


This wine has some weight and density that belies its price point but at the same time has a beautiful red-fruited tone to it. There is also a bit more use of new barrels on this wine if for no other reason than that these wines were more than capable of handling that sort of structural and flavor component without it intruding aggressively into the nature of the wine. There will, of course, be some spice and barrel tannin, but this wine has way more than enough guts and stuffing to handle the 33% new barrel with 51% of the barrels being completely neutral there is a balancing yin to the yang.
Category Red Wine
Region United States, Oregon, Willamette Valley
Brand Patricia Green
Alcohol/vol 13.7%
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Wine SpectatorExpressive and polished, with unfolding layers of blueberry, raspberry, green tea and orange peel, taking on complexity toward well-manicured tannins. Drink now through 2026. 6,425 cases made.

Tim Fish, June 15, 2019
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Wine EnthusiastThough labeled reserve, this is actually the entry-level wine into the expansive Patricia Green portfolio. It's tight, spicy and herbal, with a touch more roughness than the elegance displayed across most of the 2017s. But at this price, it's a fine introduction to the detail and style of wines throughout this exemplary winery.

Paul Gregutt, June 1, 2019