Ruby in color with medium intensity and a wide reddish rim.
Nice fruity nose with strawberries, cherries, raspberries, light oak, earth, vanilla, licorice, smoke, barnyard, bitter vegetables, herbs, spices and black pepper.
Medium bodied with medium acidity and long legs.
Dry and fruity on the palate with strawberries, raspberries, wood, spices, peppercorn, green herbs, vegetables, earth, leaves, tobacco and dark coffee.
Medium on the finish with fine tannins and bitter greens.
This is a nice Pinot Noir from Napa Valley. Well balanced and fruity with mild complexity and a soft mouthfeel. Drinking nicely now.
Good by itself and good right out of the bottle. Better as it opens up and gets some tannins (30 minutes).
14.5% alcohol by volume.