Rex Hill 1999 Willamette Valley Pinot Noir ($24.99)
Dark garnet, almost darker than you might expect of a Pinot. Ripe cherry fruit and a distinct tobacco-leaf scent; big and juicy cherry flavor well built on fresh-fruit acidity. US Importer: (May 13, 2002)

FOOD MATCH: An excellent match with smoked salmon with roasted poblano peppers in scrambled eggs over fingerling potatoes.

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