2014 Sandhi Mt. Carmel Vineyard Old Vines Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir

13.5% alc., 68 cases, $90. Sourced from an own-rooted block planted in 1990. Yields are barely 1 ton per acre. · Moderate garnet color in the glass. Nicely appointed aromas of purple berries, spice, mulch and marzipan. The mid weight flavors of boysenberry and plum have noticeably more layers of flavor and more pedigree. Silken in the mouth, with ideal integration of acidity, a respectful hint of oak, a tannic structure that predicts age ability and an appealing savory whole cluster overlay. Score: 93. Reviewed May 7, 2017

Winery: Sandhi Wines
From article: Sips of Recently Tasted California Wines