2006 Hangtime Force Canyon Vineyard Arroyo Seco Pinot Noir

13.5% alc., $15. 100% Pinot Noir. Aged 7 months in 33% new oak barrels. · Scent of rich, ripe strawberry jam with a hint of new oak. Very ripe verging on stewed fruit flavors with a touch of mocha dust. Light and restrained with admirable finesse and balance. Reviewed November 17, 2008

Winery: Hangtime Cellars
From article: California Recession-Busting Pinots