2005 J Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.5% alc., 22,000 cases, $32. A blend from all of the estate vineyards. Aged 11 months in 30% new French oak. · Rich scents of wild berries and cherries. Subdued red and blue fruits with a leafy and toasty edge. Decent but lacks energy and excitement. Reviewed January 20, 2008

Winery: J Vineyards and Winery
From article: Tasty Pinots from the Russian River Valley