Sweet black cherries, with menthol and herb accents on the nose. Classic Pinot Noir flavors of sour cherries and cola on the palate. Not heavy, but well structured and balanced. Full tannins on the finish. Very promising.
The nose is loaded with stewed plum and roasted tomato. Raspberry, plum and chocolate flavors get a helping hand from fresh herbal notes, while the tail end is all black fruit, bitter chocolate and espresso. A bit of warning: This is sweet stuff, a thoroughly modern California wine. Editors’ Choice.