2006 Kosta Browne Amber Ridge Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.8% alc., 724 cases. $68. Dijon clones 115, 667, and 777. Michael calls this vineyard a “canary in a coal mine,” meaning it varies significantly from vintage to vintage and stylistically can be light in some years, heady and rich in others. · Not as big and robust as the 2005 vintage. Earth imbibed black cherry and wild berry fruit with only moderate acidity and tannins. Nicely balanced. Reviewed July 19, 2008

Winery: Kosta Browne Winery
From article: Michael Browne: Kosta Browne