Raen Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast Royal St. Robert Cuvée 2018

Pinot Noir from Sonoma Coast, Sonoma County, California
JS 96
AG 93
12.5% ABV
Item # 339198

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96 points James Suckling: "Intense aromas of dried strawberry with stone and mineral undertones. Medium to full body with tight, firm tannins and beautiful length and depth. This needs three or four years to come together. Try after 2023. (1/27/21)"

93 points Antonio Galloni (Vinous): "[$65 list] Raen's 2018 Pinot Noir Royal St. Robert is a fabulous introduction to these wines. Airy, gracious and beautifully perfumed, the Royal St. Robert is especially lifted in this vintage. Intense floral, savory and spice notes give the 2018 striking aromatic presence. The 100% whole clusters are evident, but also nicely layered into the wine's fabric. This is an especially ethereal style. I would prefer to give the 2018 a year or two in bottle, as it is a bit clenched, especially on the finish. Drink: 2022-2030. (Apr 2020)"

Producer notes: "Aromas of red cherry, rose petals, violets, coastal forest floor, wet rock, and lifted red and black berries fill the bowl. Black tea, damp sun-kissed earth, savory herbs, forest berries, and floral notes persist and harken back to the site where the grapes were grown."
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96 points James Suckling: "Intense aromas of dried strawberry with stone and mineral undertones. Medium to full body with tight, firm tannins and beautiful length and depth. This needs three or four years to come together. Try after 2023. (1/27/21)"

93 points Antonio Galloni (Vinous): "[$65 list] Raen's 2018 Pinot Noir Royal St. Robert is a fabulous introduction to these wines. Airy, gracious and beautifully perfumed, the Royal St. Robert is especially lifted in this vintage. Intense floral, savory and spice notes give the 2018 striking aromatic presence. The 100% whole clusters are evident, but also nicely layered into the wine's fabric. This is an especially ethereal style. I would prefer to give the 2018 a year or two in bottle, as it is a bit clenched, especially on the finish. Drink: 2022-2030. (Apr 2020)"

Producer notes: "Aromas of red cherry, rose petals, violets, coastal forest floor, wet rock, and lifted red and black berries fill the bowl. Black tea, damp sun-kissed earth, savory herbs, forest berries, and floral notes persist and harken back to the site where the grapes were grown."
Product SKU 339198
Producer Raen
Country United States
Region California
SubRegion Sonoma County
Appellation Sonoma Coast
Varietal Pinot Noir
Vintage 2018
Size 750ml
Color Red
ABV 12.5%
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