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'98 Willakenzie Estate, '98 St. Innocent Freedom Hill - Printable Version

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- ddf68 - 01-31-2001 04:21 PM

Freedom Hill is dark ruby in color, good fruit nose, flavors of ripe, dark berries. There are substantial tannins, but there is more than enough fruit to balance/buffer them. Good drinking now but with a nice future. Anyone know how the Temperance Hill and O'Connor compare with this wine?

The Willakenzie does not have the ripe year characteristics of the Freedom Hill. It's made in a more austere style which will, if the '97 is any indication, develop a silkier texture and more expressive flavors with a couple years in the bottle.

ddf


- Drew - 01-31-2001 10:40 PM

What's the varietal?

Drew


- Bucko - 01-31-2001 10:47 PM

Pinot Noir......

Bucko


- ddf68 - 02-01-2001 11:09 AM

Oops, sorry, Pinot Noir.

ddf