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20 July, 2009

Wine Review–Westbend Le Noirien

Posted in : Pinot Noir, Red Wine on by : The Gourmez

Westbend Vineyards Le Noirien
Other Words on the Label: 2005, Pinot Noir, Yadkin Valley

This pinot noir has quite the fiery nose with a strong alcohol presence, plum, and leather.  I taste lots of extra ripe plum, some raw sugar and a bit of bourbon.  It is tart with a light sweetness on some sips.   I might want it to mature longer to get rid of some of the unevenness but it’s still good.

Reviewed 7.19.09.

 

2 stars

 

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