PinotFile Raves Three Sticks 2009 Durell Pinot Noir
Prince of Pinot Reviews 2009 Three Sticks Durell Vineyard Pinot Noir
"Moderately dark reddish-purple color in the glass. Ripe dark berry and plum aromas explode from the glass accented by the slightest note of herbs and spice. An “Oh my God!” nose. Delicious essence of fresh black raspberries, black currants and dark plums, accented with Middle Eastern spices and cola. Amazing mid palate presence, soft tannins, and a finish that would make Hollywood proud. Crafted for early accessibility and not a long term ager. You will need a cold shower after drinking this one."
~ Rusty Gaffney, The Prince of Pinot
Tech Notes: 14.7% alc., 253 cases, pH 3.70, TA 0.63, $60. Released March 20, 2012. A selection from the finest blocks in the vineyard and the best barrels in the cellar. Clones 667, 115 and 777. 10% whole cluster. Aged 15 months in 50% new French oak barrels.