Paul Hobbs CrossBarn Pinot Noir 2017
|Region||California, Sonoma County, Sonoma Coast|
Deep purple in color, the wine opens with fresh aromatics of violets, cinnamon spice, orange zest and strawberry jam. The palate is vibrant and rich, with juicy wild berry, baked rhubarb, and baking spice that’s surrounded by velvety tannins. Mouthwatering acidity and attractive mineral notes lead to a long, energetic finish.
Fresh raspberries, lemon rind, orange zest, rhubarb, red cherries and fresh herbs. Medium-bodied with bright acidity, firm tannins and a fresh, medium-chewy finish. Real Sonoma pinot.
The 2017 Pinot Noir has a pale to medium ruby-purple color and inviting scents of pomegranate liqueur, crushed cranberries and Bing cherries with nuances of orange peel, potpourri and autumn leaves. Light to medium-bodied, it offers loads of bright, spicy fruits, with a gently grainy frame and seamless freshness, finishing long and bright. 12,632 cases produced.
Crisp and well-structured, with a sinewy texture to the ripe cherry and dried berry flavors. The inky finish offers hints of pepper and mocha. Drink now through 2023. 12,600 cases made.
The 2017 Pinot Noir is soft, juicy and inviting, all of which make it an excellent choice for drinking now and over the next few years. Ripe red cherry, plum, lavender, spice and blood orange add shades of nuance to this tasty, succulent, mid-weight Pinot from Paul Hobbs's Crossbarn label.