Calera de Villiers Vineyard Pinot Noir 2013 750ml - The Spirit Haus
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Calera de Villiers Vineyard Pinot Noir 2013 750ml
SKU: 4447

Calera de Villiers Vineyard Pinot Noir 2013

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750ml
$56.99
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Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region California, Central Coast, Mt. Harlan
Brand Calera
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
2013 de Villiers Vineyard Pinot Noir possesses a deep garnet color and beguiling aromas of blackberry, cassis, white peppercorn, bramble and wet slate. The flavors are beautifully integrated and juicy; black fruits, Marion berry and spice with soft, graceful yet grippy fine-grained tannins indicating a long life ahead.
Vinous
  • v95

The 2013 Pinot Noir de Villiers Vineyard is intense, pure and brilliant. Dark red cherry, blood orange, lavender, mint, star anise and wild flowers give the de Villiers an exotic edge in this vintage. Plush and deep on the palate, the 2013 is shaping up to be a jewel of a wine. Sweet floral and red-fleshed fruits add freshness on the finish. Today, the De Villiers is sublime, but it also needs time to fully come together.

Antonio Galloni
Wine Enthusiast
  • we92

Rich earthy tones of iron and sagebrush meet with a touch of barnyard, roasted meats, dark cranberry fruit and a touch of sarsaparilla on the nose of this Josh Jensen bottling. More iron, wet clay, turned loam and slate minerality show on the palate, where black pepper, cooked black cherries, pomegranate and cranberry round out the still quite tannic sip.

Matt Kettmann, July 1, 2016
Wine Spectator
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Builds richness, depth and intensity, with cherry, blackberry and plum notes amid chalky accents. Flexes some tannic muscle on the finish, where the flavors gain depth and persistence. Drink now through 2023. 993 cases made.

James Laube, September 30, 2016