POE Pinot Noir “Manchester Ridge” 2016
“Manchester Ridge”
Mendocino County 2016

POE Pinot Noir “Manchester Ridge” 2016

“Manchester Ridge”
Mendocino County 2016
Poe Pinot Noir Manchester Ridge
Retail Price: $48
DDWA Score: 91
Value Rating: 3.8
Great Value
Wine Factor: 2
Date Posted: March 12, 2018
Where to Buy:
Poe Wines

The cool “Manchester Ridge” vineyard, 2000 feet high, above the fogline, and within eyeshot of The Pacific, makes bold and bright Pinots. I love what Poe does with these grapes. Red fruits dominate: raspberry and not-too-tart cranberry. Then a little coriander, violets, red roses and green tea. Plenty of acidity for sure, but firmly in the bright and perhaps tangy category. The ripe core of fruit takes care of the acidity. Lightly framed by toasty & spicy oak. Definitely buy some of this before it’s gone.

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