93 Wine Spectator - Rich, with an enveloping viscosity to the flavors of dark currant, plum tart and cherry pastry. Graphite and hot stone notes emerge midpalate, with dark chocolate details and hints of pepper on the finish.
Established in 2007 by the partners at Far Niente, EnRoute is the culmination of a more than 40-year passion for Pinot. Creating Pinot Noir is an altogether different art and science than Cabernet, and EnRoute has maintained a steely resilience to doing Pinot Noir the right way. In a commitment to quality, the has been no compromise, no hastening and the result is a superb Pinot Noir.
Les Pommiers is a consummate blend of the best Russian River Valley fruit, from vineyards as far south as the cool Green Valley and north through the upper Middle Reach areas of the Russian River Valley AVA. The captivating perfume, the layered fruit flavors, the silky palate, and the sheer purity of the wine underscore why this wine has achieved flagship status. And the preeminence of this Pinot Noir reinforces the deep and abiding commitment to the Russian River Valley and a sense of place.