2013 Paul Lato “Duende” Gold Coast Vineyard Santa Maria Valley Pinot Noir

14.1% alc., $65. 30-year-old vines. Unfiltered. · Moderately light reddish purple color in the glass. Lovely perfume of strawberry preserves, cherries, and spice. Light to mid weight charming flavors of ripe strawberries with a compliment of oak. Elegant and silky on the palate, sporting suave tannins and a finishing burst of strawberry goodness. A seductive wine. Score: 92. Reviewed May 14, 2015

Winery: Paul Lato
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