Burn Cottage Pinot Noir 2013
Wine AdvocateDeep ruby-purple the 2013 Pinot Noir has a youthfully reticent, brooding nose with hints of black berries and plums plus underlying aged beef, chargrill, anise and lavender suggestions. Medium bodied, the palate reveals great ripeness packed into a relatively elegant package with a medium level of fine grained tannins - impressive texture in fact - harmonious acidity, and a good long finish.
Wine SpectatorBlack cherry, plum and spice elements are accented by an intense mineral streak, with crushed rock, chalk and clay notes adding a savory element. Details of dried lavender and pepper crescendo on the finish. The tannins are taut and firm, but the flavors are generous. Drink now through 2029. 1,076 cases made.