Engracia Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir (4)

First Sucker:
catcoland

Thanks for a chance to pick this up again. I drank one bottle from the first offering and wished I’d bought more!

Lots of chatter on this the last time around. I bought then, but haven’t tried it yet. Seems to be selling at a good clip tonight.

good2go2
This is a copy of a post from the previous offiering of this 2013 Pinot Noir. I believe that this says it all for this offering. Its a great value - it would be a shame to miss having this in the cellar (I’ve got a bunch)!
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trifecta wrote:
I have to agree with Clark that Mike’s Pinot is already underpriced at retail. This is a screaming deal…

2013 Engracia Pinot Noir
PnP: Very light ruby color in the glass. Nose is jumping out of the glass right away with dense strawberry, floral, a hint of sea air, and a touch of earth. The palate has an soft entry with notes of strawberry and cherry, which gains intensity as it hit the mid palate with mouthwatering acidity. The finish is medium plus with lingering notes of violet, a bit of white pepper, and a great tobacco note. This is drinking beautifully out of the gate, but I’ll give it some time and come back.

30 minutes: The fruit is now leaning more strawberry. The term elegant keeps coming to mind as this Pinot is silky smooth. Starting to pick up more complexity on the mid palate and finish as notes of tobacco and earth become more pronounced.

1.5 hrs: Nose is still quite floral with a touch of salinity. Definitely burgundian in style. Very balanced. Finish is now 30+ seconds and we are savoring every sip. This wine is so good…

I gassed the bottle and saved a glass for tomorrow so that I can revisit.

Mike’s wines are the real deal. This is an awesome chance for the woot community to get in on the ground floor of what is sure to be a long and successfully winemaking career.

Darn close to spot on with my observations (kind of scary). I really enjoyed this pinot with some 6 year aged gouda then followed with a dinner featuring medium rare leg of lamb. This pinot paired extremely well with both. Will have more fun tomorrow when we open another bottle of Mikes 2013 pinot to compare (blind) with two other vintages from Burgundy. Great family fun on Valentines day!

I am glad you enjoyed the wine! I am sorry I missed this. I kept checking in but didn’t know when we were live.

I really appreciate your support. If you are ever in the area feel free to contact me. Mike@Engraciawines.com

Salud!