Maison L'Envoyé Two Messengers Pinot Noir 2016 - Argonaut Wine & Liquor
Maison L'Envoyé Two Messengers Pinot Noir 2016
SKU: 48269

Maison L'Envoyé Two Messengers Pinot Noir 2016

  • ws90
  • wa89+
  • we88

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Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region United States, Oregon, Willamette Valley
Brand Maison L'Envoyé
Alcohol/vol 13.5%

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The wine opens with fresh red fruits aromas, light floral accents and notes of Asian spices. The palate is mouth-filling and lush with juicy primary fruit such as cherry and pomegranate balanced with an earthy complexity. Vibrant acidity and supple tannins support the flavors through a long, satisfying finish. Sometimes the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.

Wine Spectator
  • ws90

Vibrant and precise, with lively cherry and pomegranate flavors accented by green tea hints, finishing on a lively, crisp note. Drink now through 2023. Tasted twice, with consistent notes.

Tim Fish, December 15, 2018
Wine Advocate
  • wa89+

Light to medium ruby-purple in color, the 2016 Two Messengers Pinot Noir opens with a touch of reduction over dark, rich scents of ripe black cherries and currants with chocolate-covered blueberries plus notions of smoke and forest floor-this is quite earthy on the nose. Medium to full-bodied and rich in the mouth, with plenty of black and blue fruit flavors and very firm tannins, it's a touch austere, with nice balancing lift, finishing long. This will benefit from decanting.

Erin Brooks, August 31, 2018
Wine Enthusiast
  • we88

Tight and tannic, this sits on the wild, herbal side of the line. Tart berry and pomegranate fruit is followed with tannins that still bear a touch of green character. The finish brings green-tea and bitter coffee notes. But overall, it's a sturdy wine that should handle heartier meat dishes.

Paul Gregutt, March 1, 2019

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