Play Shocked

Greasy, slimy crisper greens, the dust of black mold putting little creases in the toasted almond and oxidized amaretto drizzled on peppery fried fish.

This is a Pinot from someone who claims their pinots are able to stand the test of 20 years or more and blow Burgundy away while they’re at it. This thing isn’t corked, it’s not tainted or cooked, it’s just flat-out on its deathbed. Beyond its deathbed. Way beyond.

Soapy rotten orange in the mouth–even more orange than the hue in the glass. The steamy spectre of fruit dangles momentarily before the hot acid burn, and a stewed Everclear brown cherry floats away the last fantasies of Paso Pinot you’ll ever have. Hopefully.

2006 WINDWARD VINEYARD Pinot Noir Paso Robles 14.3

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.