Ruby in color with a wide reddish, cloudy rim.
Fruity nose with sweet raspberries, bing cherries, blueberries, vanilla, light oak, light vegetables, spices and black pepper.
Medium plus in body with medium plus acidity.
Dry on the palate with black cherries, plums, sweet strawberries, raspberries, spices, light chocolates, earth, black pepper and herbs.
Long finish with fine grained tannins and tangy raspberries.
The six-year-old from Mendocino County, drinks like a fresh wine. Easy drinking right out of the bottle, and very pleasant. A Good quality Pinot Noir.
Fruit forward and rich. Tangy and tasty. Good by itself or with food.
This Single Vineyard is well balanced with nice complexity and a soft mouthfeel.
This Pinot Noir seems to be aging nicely, and will continue to drink well in the next 5 years. Tangy and interesting. A great wine to sip on by the porch.
I paired it with a triple cream Brie cheese with wild mushrooms.
Aged in French oak barrels (30% new) for 2 years.
14.9% alcohol by volume.