Mount Eden Vineyards Pinot Noir Estate Santa Cruz 2018 750ml
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Mount Eden Vineyards Pinot Noir Estate Santa Cruz 2018

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750ml
$59.95

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Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region California, Central Coast, Santa Cruz Mountains
Brand Mount Eden Vineyards
Alcohol/vol 13.5%
2018 MOUNT EDEN PINOT NOIR ESTATE SANTA CRUZ
"The 2018 Pinot Noir is gorgeous. Deep and super-expressive, the 2018 has so much to say. Hints of dried herbs, blood orange, rose petal, cinnamon and star anise complement a core of red cherry/plum fruit nicely. This stylish, elegant Pinot has a ton to offer. But it also needs time, as the stem component is a bit pronounced in the early going." Antonio Galloni Vinous Media 95 points Drink 2023-36
Vinous
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The 2018 Pinot Noir is gorgeous. Deep and super-expressive, the 2018 has so much to say. Hints of dried herbs, blood orange, rose petal, cinnamon and star anise complement a core of red cherry/plum fruit nicely. This stylish, elegant Pinot has a ton to offer. But it also needs time, as the stem component is a bit pronounced in the early going.

March 2022
Jeb Dunnuck
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Crushed stone, lit gunpowder, peppery herbs, sassafras, violets, and assorted red and black fruits all emerge from the 2018 Pinot Noir Estate, a brilliant release from this estate that's medium-bodied, has bright yet integrated acidity, beautiful balance, and a great, great finish. It's young and unevolved (yet it's already complex) and will benefit from 2-4 years of bottle age, but this is a gorgeous California Pinot Noir on every level. It's going to drink well for over two decades.

December 21, 2021
Wine Enthusiast
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Black-plum, incense, black-cherry and root-beer aromas show on the nose of this bottling from a regional standard bearer. Sandalwood and mahogany flavors make for a woody palate, where the dark-plum and purple-flower flavors cling to a firm tension.

December 1, 2021
Wine Spectator
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Offers a spicy snap to the red cherry and raspberry tart flavors. The zesty finish has hints of hot stone and forest floor. Drink now. 994 cases made.

2021

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