2018 Lingua Franca Mimi's Mind Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir - 750ML
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VN 95 W&S 95 WE 94 WA 93 JS 92 WS 92
VN 95

Vinous, February 2022

Saturated, vivid red. A highly perfumed bouquet displays spice- and mineral-accented red and blue fruit preserve, incense, potpourri and licorice scents and a hint of freshly turned earth. Alluringly sweet and expansive...
W&S 95

Wine & Spirits, October 2021

The fruit for this wine comes from Hopewell, Mimi Casteel’s meticulously farmed vineyard. Larry Stone and his winemaker, Thomas Savre, include about 50 percent whole clusters in the fermentation, and that—plus the wild...
WE 94

Wine Enthusiast, March 2021

Mimi Casteel's Hopewell Vineyard is the source for this complex and detailed wine. An aromatic weave of bee pollen, wild berry and rose opens into a balanced palate. Those scents turn into flavors, along with cherries and...
WA 93

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, December 2020

Medium ruby, the 2018 Pinot Noir Mimi's Mind has broody aromas of blackberries laced with earth, aniseed and classy whole-cluster spice. The palate is medium-bodied, black-fruited, glossy and ultra fresh with a lovely...
JS 92

jamessuckling.com, July 2021

Aromas of wild blackberries, redcurrants and tea leaves with floral undertones. It’s medium-bodied with crunchy tannins. Juicy and textured with bright acidity and spicy character. Vibrant and focused. Drink or hold.
WS 92

Wine Spectator, March 2021

Tense and vibrant, with a steely core of acidity and tannins framed by bright cherry and cranberry flavors that gather in tension and tight tannins. Needs time. Best from 2022 through 2030. 430 cases made. — TF


Color & Type Red
Varietal Pinot Noir
Country USA
Region Oregon
Sub-region Willamette Valley
Appellation Eola-Amity Hills
Vintage 2018
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 13%
Closure Cork