St. Innocent Freedom Hill Pinot Noir 2016 - 750ml

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92pts James Suckling

Attractive aromas of graphite and undergrowth here with a very attractively defined set of ripe red-cherries, as well as spice. The palate has very even-paced build with smooth, ripe tannins and plenty of fleshy, sweet, ripe cherries.

91pts Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Medium ruby-purple, the 2016 Pinot Noir Freedom Hill Vineyard opens with cranberry sauce, blueberries, bergamot, dried flowers and orange peel with dusty earth and tree bark hints. It has a medium weight and perfumed fruits knit by grainy tannins and great freshness, finishing lifted.

Winemaker Notes

The 2016 Freedom Hill is dark, almost opaque ruby red. The typical dark cherry and wet clay aromas are especially broad and complex. The palate is quite lively with concentrated fruits, dark flowers, roasted squash and hints of citrus peel. With all of the power on the palate, its finish is still fresh, bright, and clean. A beautiful vintage for enjoying now or into the future.

Pair this wine alongside richly flavored red meat entrees like steak, roast beef, duck and leg of lamb.