CAMINO Pinot Noir “Umino” 2016
“Umino Vineyard” Sonoma Coast 2016

CAMINO Pinot Noir “Umino” 2016

“Umino Vineyard” Sonoma Coast 2016
Camino Pinot Noir
Retail Price: $55
DDWA Score: 89.5
Value Rating: 3.3
Very Good Value
Wine Factor: 2
Date Posted: August 17, 2022
Cases Produced: 90

Beautiful, bold aromas of fresh violets, deep plum, dark raspberries, blood orange and cinnamon. The smells seamlessly transition to the flavors: wild berries and cherries, orange zest, red roses, violets and those plums & blood oranges. Ripe, inviting, balanced (14.1% alcohol), juicy and alive with acidity, the Camino Pinot Noir continues to deliver through it’s long, 30 second finish. 4 barrels made, all French oak, 1 of the 4 is new, 10 months in barrel.

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Napa producer Camino Cellars is made, owned and operated by Tadeo Borchardt, also the long-time winemaker at Neyers Vineyard. He makes tiny amounts of three wines: this Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon. The Pinot is all from “Umino” a vineyard planted in 2000 west of Sebastopol in the area shared by Russian River Valley and Sonoma Coast. All of Borchardt’s wines are both full-flavored and full of pleasing uniqueness. And tiny production: about 300 cases made total of his three current wines on the market.

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