Kelley Fox Pinot Noir Maresh 2017
Regular price $82.00
This gorgeous pinot noir is an exemplar for balance and elegance combined with pure and intense flavor -- the kind of wine that defines the traditional style of pinot noir. When first opened, the wine is provides a lifted, beguiling aroma, and shows off a translucent ruby color. In the mouth, it initially seems elegant but soon dazzles with intricate flavors that are lacy and filagreed across the palate and that persist supernaturally. It is lithe yet powerful like an acrobat.
I left this one on my kitchen counter overnight, and with a day of air even more layers of flavor emerged, and the wine put on some weight. This is youthful and focused for now, but will put on color and weight with time. Decant to drink now, or hold.
Kelley Fox left her old job at Scott Paul wines (now defunct) back in 2015. Her wines have become ever more pure and impressive ever since. As her fan base continues to grow, I fear these wines may be much harder to acquire in the future.