BABCOCK Pinot Noir Sta. Rita Hills Grand Cuvee 2006 | 90 | $40 | 950 cases Starts out supple, with fresh, complex aromas of earth and black cherry fruit. Chewy but ripe tannins provide structure. This winery often flies under the radar because owner and winemaker Bryan Babcock is as low-key and understated as his Pinot Noirs.
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