Claypool Cellars Hurst Vineyard Pinot Noir 2013 (750ml/12)
About Claypool Cellars
The notion of CLAYPOOL CELLARS/PACHYDERM wines is that, as folks delve into the world of fine wine consumption, it is important to offer an option that is of the highest caliber yet not overly pretentious. All that being said, this venture has mainly been a great excuse for us to throw some “fat-wing-dinger” parties with eclectic folk, fancy food and amazing juice. Now that we are on to our 2012 release, we are finding that the hiring of cellar master extraordinaire Ross Cobb, and his immensely ...New York, New Jersey, California
The 2013 Hurst Vineyard Pinot Noir has beautiful black cherry and dark fruit aromas unlined with rich earthy tones and the classic russian river forest floor. On the palate it delivers a bright strawberry flavor, rich hints of oak and is pleasingly velvety and mouth-filling. The finish is long and well structured.
Wine & Spirits Magazine"The 2013 Pinot Noir Hurst Vineyard is a pretty, understated wine to drink now and over the next few years. Sweet, forward fruit and expressive aromatics are laced together. Mid-weight, perfumed and light on its feet, the 2013 is quite expressive today. This is an especially lifted style within the context of the Russian River, but all of this fruit was destemmed." - Antonio Galloni, Feb 2016