2006 Orogeny Green Valley of Rusian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.1% alc.,10,200 cases, $40. Winemaker for Orogeny is noted cool-climate specialist, Dan Goldfield (also Dutton-Goldfield). · Mineral-inflected and crushed berries and cherries with spice. Demure dark red Pinot fruits nicely accented with oak. Very silky in texture with moderate tannins indicating a bright future. Nice drink. Reviewed August 4, 2008

Winery: Orogeny Vineyards
From article: Sampling of Pinot Noir under Diageo Ownership