16-RobertMueller-Emily’sCuvée,PinotNoir-NapaValley-1997

Robert Mueller, Emily’s Cuvée, Pinot Noir 1997

RRP £110

Classic elegant rot on the nose. It’s not disagreeable: there is fruit there and perfumed old wood, a bit gamey. Evolved; damson and balsamic strawberry, some stewed fruit, light acidity on the palate with warm alcohol. Dry at end, fine dryness but without that squeeze of juice to mitigate. Interesting to taste but not a wine you’d want to keep more than a year. Enjoy it as a curiosity – it won’t be viable for long.

Score

Wine Details

Colour

Red

Wine Style

Still

Grape Varieties

Pinot Noir

Alcohol

14.2%

Bottle size

75cl

Drink dates

2019 - 2020

Origin

Country

USA

Region

California

Sub-region

Napa Valley AVA

Tasting Information

Name of Tasting

Napa tasting recommendations

Type of Tasting

Tasting feature

Blind

No

Tasted by

Adam Lechmere, Dave Allen, Romain Bourger, Alistair Viner

Global Stockist

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