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2006 Frei Brothers Reserve Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley, CA - Printable Version

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- wondersofwine - 05-07-2009 03:38 PM

13.5 % alcohol reduced one dollar at the grocery store--I think I paid about $25.
Quite dark color, dense and opaque. Lots of color extraction it seems.
More berries than cherries in the flavor spectrum--boysenberries and blackberries wtih a slight herbal component. Not quite as enjoyable as I recall from a previous vintage. Nevertheless, it was a decent accompaniment to store-bought pizza for one to which I added sliced green olives and shredded sharp Cheddar.