WTN: Two OK Ones w/ Dinner...(short/boring)

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WTN: Two OK Ones w/ Dinner...(short/boring)

Postby TomHill » Tue Dec 25, 2012 2:37 pm

Susan & I tried w/ dinner Sat night:
1. KendricVnyds PinotNoir MarinCnty (13.9%; www.KendricVineyards.com; 3'rd vintage; 375 cs) 2006: Med.light color w/ some bricking; elegant/delicate cherry/black cherry cola/PN fairly spicy light pencilly/oak bit earthy rather low key/complex/mature Pinot nose; very tart rather lean delicate/smooth/quiet light cherry/black cherry cola/PN light pencilly/oak flavor; med.long tart/lean smoothe/elegant/delicate light cherry/black cherry/cola/PN slight sour cherry light pencilly/oak finish w/ little tannins; a quiet/elegant/delicate Pinot understated wine that's probably not going to get better; very pretty/drinkable/mature Pinot.
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2. OliverLeflaive AC: Bourgogne Aligote (12%) 2010: Pale yellow color; some flinty/mineral/stony slight grapefruity/tangy bit simple nose; very lemony/grapefruity some flinty/mineral/chalky/stony lean/austere almost vapid flavor; med.short lean/austere some lemony/grapefruity mostly chalky/mineral/stony/flinty lightweight finish; a lean/mineral/austere almost vapid Aligote w/o a lot going on except terroir. $23.00
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