2005 Cima Collina Chula Viña Monterey County Pinot Noir

13.85% alc., $28. This vineyard lies in the foothills of the Gavilan Mountains and is exposed to warm afternoons, cooling breezes and fog. · Very ripe fruit aromas tending toward mixed fruit jam and raisin. Similar ripe fruit flavors on the palate including raisin and root beer. Soft in the mouth with fine-grained tannins, admirable elegance and balance. Reviewed October 1, 2008

Winery: Cima Collina
From article: Small Sips of California Pinot Noir: Just Drink It