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Element Winery Pinot Noir 2010 – A Rustic Pinot Noir with a Wild Streak

Element Winery, Pinot Noir 2010, Finger Lakes, New York, Wine Casual

Element Winery, Pinot Noir 2010, Finger Lakes, New York

Tasting Note: A rustic pinot noir with a complex midpalate, flavor concentration and a wild streak.

Medium-intensity ruby-to-garnet in color, this wine has an aromatic nose of raspberry, red plum, kirsch, strawberry and cinnamon baking spice.

On the palate the dry, medium-bodied pinot noir is smooth, steely and medium in acidity and ripe, medium tannin that is slightly grippy on the medium-plus finish.

Bottle Note: Element Winery was founded to explore cool climate terroirs, to produce wines which express their origins without preconceived notions. Delicate wines, balanced with a focus on mineral and floral aromas and higher acids using a minimalist approach that allows the grapes to speak for themselves. Dedicated to producing small quantities of wines we love. Christopher P. Bates and Robert W. Bates. 219 cases produced.

Rating: 93 points
Price: $36
Alcohol: 11 to 14%
Tasted: Home
Tasting Date: March 26, 2018

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