Introducing the exquisite 2018 Hyde Estate Pinot Noir, a true gem from the renowned Carneros sub-appellation in Napa, California. This red beauty is a testament to the exceptional craftsmanship of the Hyde Estate winery, known for their dedication to producing exceptional Pinot Noir wines.
In the glass, this Pinot Noir showcases a mesmerizing medium ruby-purple hue, enticing the senses with its captivating vibrancy. Aromas gracefully escape from the glass, enveloping the air with an intoxicating bouquet. Immerse yourself in the tantalizing scents of Morello cherries, pomegranate, and raspberry coulis, creating a symphony of red fruit aromas that dance harmoniously. Delicate hints of roses, tilled soil, and wild sage add depth and complexity to the aromatic profile, inviting you to explore further.
On the palate, the 2018 Hyde Estate Pinot Noir reveals its true character and finesse. Medium to full-bodied, it boasts an impressive array of intense red berry flavors that unfold with each sip. The layers of red berries are embraced by firm, fine-grained tannins, providing structure and elegance to this remarkable wine. The bold freshness adds a vibrant energy, enhancing the overall drinking experience. As the flavors linger on the palate, the finish is long and perfumed, leaving a lasting impression.
Highly regarded by esteemed wine critics, this Pinot Noir has received outstanding scores. Robert Parker's Wine Advocate awarded it an impressive 94 points, praising its exuberance and intense red berry layers. James Suckling also recognized its charm, awarding it a commendable 93 points and noting its lovely mossy notes, earthy berries, and polished tannins.
With its impeccable craftsmanship and undeniable quality, the 2018 Hyde Estate Pinot Noir is a wine that demands attention. Whether you choose to enjoy it now or cellar it for a few years, this exceptional red wine promises to deliver an extraordinary experience. Indulge in the elegance and complexity of this remarkable expression of Carneros terroir.