2008 Donum Pinot Noir Russian River Estate

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  • Pinot Noir
  • 750ML
  • WS 94
  • WE 91
  • CG 90

Reviews for 2008 Donum Pinot Noir Russian River Estate

WS 94
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, August 2011
An intriguing multidimensional wine with layer after layer of truffle mineral clove and chicory notes that frame the plush ripe black cherry and plum flavors. The intensity kicks in on the long long finish. Drink now... An intriguing multidimensional wine with layer after layer of truffle mineral clove and chicory notes that frame the plush ripe black cherry and plum flavors. The intensity kicks in on the long long finish. Drink now through 2020. 425 cases made. -MW
WE 91
Wine Enthusiast - Wine Enthusiast, September 2011
A big rich flashy Pinot Noir softly sweet and fruity in raspberries cherries sandalwood and spices. A hint of tannins and crisp acidity provide the balance for good structure. Best over the next few years for youthful... A big rich flashy Pinot Noir softly sweet and fruity in raspberries cherries sandalwood and spices. A hint of tannins and crisp acidity provide the balance for good structure. Best over the next few years for youthful freshness. S.H.
CG 90
Connoisseurs' Guide - Connoisseur's Guide, June 2011
There is a slight streak of earth and burnt toast that gets in the way of this wine's expression of very ripe black cherry fruit and while some might call it complexing others might well find it a bit of a bane. We... There is a slight streak of earth and burnt toast that gets in the way of this wine's expression of very ripe black cherry fruit and while some might call it complexing others might well find it a bit of a bane. We confess to giving it the benefit of the doubt because we are quite convinced by the wine's solidity depth and richness and while it is not one for milder fare it will shine with a well-seasoned rack of lamb.
JJB 90
Alex Shaw - JJ Buckley, March 2012
Dark purple core with a ruby rim. Deep dark and rich with notes of black cherry and dark strawberry complemented by aromas of toast forest floor and a hint of mint. Full-bodied on the palate with fine well-integrated... Dark purple core with a ruby rim. Deep dark and rich with notes of black cherry and dark strawberry complemented by aromas of toast forest floor and a hint of mint. Full-bodied on the palate with fine well-integrated tannins and dark fruit flavors that linger through the finish. This is a Pinot for those who prefer a big and bold style.