Girly Girl Pinot Noir

  • Producer: Mutt Lynch Winery
  • Location: Sonoma, CA
  • Year: 2016
  • Price estimate: $45
  • Tasting notes: Garnet in color with some transparency at the edges. Very little on the nose. Underripe strawberry, bright cherry and a little bramble are the dominant flavors, but there is a dusky/darker element to the wine. Very plum on the finish – good length finish, but not the longest I’ve ever had.
  • Conclusions: Good wine, lots of depth. Needs some time to open to really shine, but it is good.
  • Notes: This came in our club shipment from Mutt Lynch this spring and I was intrigued. I mean, the label is fantastic, so of course I’m going to want to pop it open. It is good, but for me, I actually prefer the Miss Understood Pinot from the same producer. There are more riper fruit notes in that one that is my personal preference. I’m hoping a different bottle of this will have some of those flavors, but if not, it’s still a good wine.

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