2016 Small Vines Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

13.6% alc., pH 3.60, TA 0.58, 600 cases, $55. 100% estate grown and bottled with 40% of the grapes from TBH Vineyard. Includes irrigated vines and vines with smaller shoots. Clones include Calera, Pommard, Swan, 943, 459, 114, 115, 667 and 77. 35% whole cluster. Aged 12 months on fine lees in French oak barrels, 23.5% new. Bottled unfined. · Moderate garnet color in the glass. Well appointed nose with aromas of dark cherry, blue berry, spice and subtle oak toast. Mid weight plus core of dark red fruits framed by subtle oak and peach-skin tannins. Bright acidity, finishing with hearty fruit and a hint of citrus. Score: 90. Reviewed December 11, 2018

Winery: Small Vines Wines
From article: Pinot Trail Diaries