VOLUME 11, ISSUE 50
November 1, 2019
ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE:
The Prince Departs

2014 Talisman Starscape Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.8% alc., 338 cases. Vineyard is located in the Middle Reach sub region of the Russian River Valley. Clones 777 and ‘828.’ Aged 21 months in French oak barrels, 57% new. · Moderately dark garnet color in the glass. Enticing scents of cherry, green tea, and floral blossoms. Noteworthy attack of mid weight black raspberry and black cherry flavors that really cling to the palate through the finish. Gentle tannins make for easy drinking. The most fruit forward wine in the lineup with the most striking finish replete with vivid fruit that hangs on for what seems like a minute. Score: 93-94. Reviewed August 6, 2017

Winery: Talisman
From article: Talisman Wines: An In-Depth Tasting of 2014 Vintage & Older Vintage Pinot Noir