2006 Alpen Cellars Trinity County Pinot Noir

13.0% alc., $16. Alpen Cellars is located in a small valley beneath the Trinity Alps of northern California. The climate features warm summer days with cool mountain nights. Keith Groves is the winemaker. · A medium-bodied Pinot Noir with interesting scents of confected cherries, cedar, wildflowers and herbs. Primarily red fruits on the palate, especially strawberry, with subtle woodsy and earthy accents. A bit tart with a short, dry finish. This wine will appeal to those looking for an off-road and different Pinot Noir drinking experience. Reviewed October 1, 2008

Winery: Alpen Cellars
From article: Small Sips of California Pinot Noir: Just Drink It