Wente Vineyards is the United States' longest, continuously operated family-owned winery, founded in 1883. Blending traditional and innovative winemaking practices, they draw from their estate vineyards in the Livermore Valley and Arroyo Seco, Monterey appellations to create an outstanding portfolio of fine wines.
The 2018 Riva Ranch Pinot Noir is subtle with delicate hints of baked red apple and hints of baking spice such as cinnamon and nutmeg. This wine has beautiful lingering tannins making this a great wine for food pairings such as spicy pork sausage, apple pie, or duck.
91 Points - James Suckling Aromas of sour cherries, redcurrants, strawberries, spices and dried flowers. Medium-bodied with plush tannins and bright acidity. Crispy and fresh with juicy character. Flavorful finish with excellent length. Drink or hold.