2008 Alysian Pinot Noir Rochioli Vineyard River Block

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  • Pinot Noir
  • 750ML
  • WRO 96
  • CG 95

Reviews for 2008 Alysian Pinot Noir Rochioli Vineyard River Block

WRO 96
Wine Review Online - Wine Review Online, March 2011
I cannot remember a finer Farrell Pinot Noir than this one nor a better 2008 California Pinot period. It has amazing purity and focus with beautifully ripened fruit flavors (strawberry tart cherry pomegranate cranberry)... I cannot remember a finer Farrell Pinot Noir than this one nor a better 2008 California Pinot period. It has amazing purity and focus with beautifully ripened fruit flavors (strawberry tart cherry pomegranate cranberry) an inviting truffle and spice aroma and uncommon vibrancy. This is an ideal example of a wine that is lighter in color than many New World Pinot Noirs - it's translucent in fact - yet it delivers crystalline flavors great complexity crackling acidity and best of all succulence.-Linda Murphy
CG 95
Connoisseurs' Guide - Connoisseur's Guide, March 2011
When well-made as is so capably shown here Pinot Noir can evince an uncanny balance of richness and grace and this accomplished bottling exhibits wonderful depth and fruity precision without coming close to being overly... When well-made as is so capably shown here Pinot Noir can evince an uncanny balance of richness and grace and this accomplished bottling exhibits wonderful depth and fruity precision without coming close to being overly ripe. It is supple in feel with perfectly integrated acids underlying its very ample deftly oaked themes of ripe-cherry fruit and it is poised and polished all the way through to its very long finish. It is not a powerhouse Pinot but it is an involving one with good years before it and it will pair famously with foods ranging from tuna to chicken to duck.
JJB 95
Geoffrey Binder - JJ Buckley, March 2012
Vibrant garnet core. Expressive with aromas of fresh strawberry raspberry and rose petal accented with touches of spice. Ripe and juicy on the palate this is loaded with piquant red fruits that keep your mouth watering... Vibrant garnet core. Expressive with aromas of fresh strawberry raspberry and rose petal accented with touches of spice. Ripe and juicy on the palate this is loaded with piquant red fruits that keep your mouth watering long after the finish. Nice rich texture yet still fresh and bright with magnificent tension on the palate. Drinking wonderfuly now this will only improve over the next few years.