2008 MacMurray Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

13.5% alc., $18. · Initially there are attractive scents of spiced cherries and strawberries, but smoke emerges over time as the wine sits in the glass. Moderately rich core of fruit heavily tainted by smoke and tar flavors. Typical of many 2008 smoke affected Pinot Noirs from the Sonoma Coast. Unsatisfactory. Reviewed January 27, 2011

Winery: MacMurray Ranch
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