Despite its robust body, there's a delicacy to pristine red cherry and cassis in this pretty Pinot Noir. It's not a richly concentrated wine, but nuanced elegantly by touches of crushed mineral, licorice and cocoa. Soft, feathery tannins guide a moderately long finish. Drink now through 2020.
Anna Lee C. Iijima joined Wine Enthusiast in 2010. A former attorney turned beverage devotee, she holds a Diploma in Wine and Spirits from the Wine & Spirit Education Trust and is a student in the Masters of Wine Program. She is also an Advanced Sake Professional of the Sake Education Council with an enduring love for saké and shochu.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org