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2012 Marcassin Pinot Noir Marcassin Vineyard Marcassin, Sonoma Coast, California, USA

In Bond case price:
£2,750.00
Country USA
Region California
Appellation Sonoma Coast
Producer Marcassin
Vintage 2012
Type Red (Dry)
Grape Variety Pinot Noir
ABV 14.3%
Format 12x75cl
Packaging Original Cardboard Case
Duty Status In Bond
Provenance Purchased by Liquid Assets from a UK-based merchant; securely stored in a climate-controlled bonded facility
Availability 1 case

97 Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate (March 2016)

The 2012 Pinot Noir Marcassin Vineyard, which comes primarily from the Calera clone (although I suspect there are a few mystery clones in their plantings), always seems to remind me of a grand cru from Burgundy’s Côte de Nuits, particularly Morey-St.-Denis. Dense ruby/plum, its sweet nose of strawberries, black cherry liqueur, fresh porcini mushrooms and forest floor is followed by a dark, full-bodied, rich and concentrated wine that is supple, dramatic, and even flamboyant. Drink it over the next 12-15 years.