Tuesday, December 30, 2008
Mentioning the velvety Foxen 2007 Santa Maria Valley Pinot Noir in the previous post reminded me of the Laetitia Pinot Noir (from Arroyo Grande Valley) we had Christmas day.
Wine Enthusiast gave it 95 pts. I don't know about that but it is luscious, delicious and every synonym you can come up with for smooth, silky, soft, velvety...for $20 is this the top price to points deal?
Wine Enthusiast 95pts-
Laetitia’s best reserve ever. In a word, gorgeous. There’s a soft silkiness, a caressingly smooth mouthfeel that just seduces the palate into submission. Then the deliciousness sinks in, all red currants, cherries, mocha, licorice, pepper and smoke, set off with fine acidity and tannins. So compulsively drinkable, you can’t keep your hands off it. Best now through 2010.