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Benovia 2007 Pinots Score 92 & 90 Points with Connoisseurs' Guide


92 Points | 2007 Pinot Noir Cohn Vineyard, Sonoma County

"Of the several fine new Benovia Pinots, this refined and deeply fruited bottling is the prettiest and most polished of the bunch. Although its immediate appeals are considerable and its layered combination of sweet oak, optimally ripened cherries and dried flowers is seduction enough to near-term enjoyment, its vitality and spry sense of balance point the way to four to six years of almost certain improvement."

90 Points | 2007 Pinot Noir Savoy Vineyards, Anderson Valley

"Rich and outgoing with lots of upfront fruit and very nice oak leading the way, this supple, moderately full-bodied working is wonderfully rounded to start and is yet underpinned by a slight streak of structural, back-palate tannin. That tannin in no way limits the wine and instead only serves to make us big believers in its future."

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- By Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wine, October 2009

Conn Guide Oct 2009