Kendall Jackson Kendall Jackson Vintners Pinot Noir 2016
Wine EnthusiastThis is a spicy, oaky, full-bodied wine that's alluring in aroma and rich in flavor. Hints of vanilla, nutmeg and coconut lead to broad, ripe cherry and raspberry flavors on a smooth and lightly tannic texture.
Wine SpectatorSpicy and creamy textured up front, smokier and oakier midpalate on, offering plum, black cherry, anise and cedar flavors. A sturdy style that's easy to drink, with room to grow. Drink now through 2023. 100,000 cases made.
Wine AdvocateAged in 20% new French oak, the 2016 Pinot Noir Vintner's Reserve is pale to medium ruby-purple colored and has a beautiful perfume of potpourri, black tea and powdered tea with a core of kirsch and raspberry preserves. Medium-bodied, soft and juicy, it has a lively line of freshness and a savory finish. 152,086 cases produced.