2015 Margerum Wine Co Barden Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir - 750ML
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WE 92

Wine Enthusiast, August 2017

Charred wood and myrrh hints meld with hibiscus, rosehip, tea leaf and tangy plum skin scents on the nose of this delicate but layered bottling from Doug Margerum. The palate boasts vibrant energy, which cuts through soft...
VN 91

Vinous, September 2017

The 2015 Pinot Noir Barden is laced with raspberry, rose petal, mint and sweet spice. Bright, floral and lifted in style, with lovely purity to the red toned flavors, the 2015 is one of the more gracious, feminine wines...
WA 90

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, September 2017

90+ The 2015 Pinot Noir Barden has a pale ruby-purple color and nose of Bing cherries, cranberries and dried Provence herbs with wafts of lavender and underbrush. Light to medium-bodied, with a chewy frame and lively...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Pinot Noir
Country USA
Region California
Sub-region Central Coast
Appellation Santa Barbara
Sub-appellation Santa Rita Hills
Vintage 2015
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 13.5%
Closure Cork

The 2015 Margerum Wine Co Barden Pinot Noir is a captivating red wine that showcases the elegance and finesse of California's Central Coast. With its pale ruby-purple color, this Pinot Noir is a visual delight, inviting you to explore its complex aromas and flavors.

On the nose, the wine reveals enticing notes of Bing cherries, cranberries, and dried Provence herbs. There is also a subtle waft of lavender and underbrush, adding a touch of floral and earthy sophistication. As you take a sip, the wine's light to medium body and lively acidity come together to create a harmonious and balanced palate.

The delicate red fruit flavors intertwine with earthy layers, creating a multi-dimensional tasting experience. The herb-laced finish adds a touch of complexity and keeps you coming back for more. With a chewy frame and a vibrant line, this Pinot Noir showcases the craftsmanship of Margerum Wine Co.

Renowned wine critic Lisa Perrotti-Brown of Robert Parker's Wine Advocate scored this wine a remarkable 90+. She describes it as a wine with delicate red fruit and earthy layers, praising its chewy frame and lively line. Antonio Galloni of Vinous also highly praises the 2015 Barden Pinot Noir, giving it a score of 91. He highlights its floral and lifted style, as well as its lovely purity and red-toned flavors.

The Wine Enthusiast, with a score of 92, commends the wine's delicate but layered profile. They mention the charred wood and myrrh hints on the nose, which meld beautifully with scents of hibiscus, rosehip, and tea leaf. The vibrant energy on the palate cuts through the soft raspberry and graphite flavors, ensuring a long-lasting and memorable experience.

The 2015 Margerum Wine Co Barden Pinot Noir is a wine that exemplifies the artistry and dedication of its producer. With its enticing aromas, complex flavors, and rave reviews, this wine is a must-try for any wine enthusiast. Enjoy it now or cellar it for future indulgence, as it promises to age gracefully over the next decade or more.