2006 Woodenhead Wiley Vineyard Anderson Valley Pinot Noir

14.7% alc., pH 3.46, 358 cases, $60. Released in the fall 2008. 26-year-old vines. Pommard 5 and Romanee-Conti 37 clones. Unfined and unfiltered. · Moderately deep reddishpurple color in the glass. Polished cherry and stylish spice aromas. Delicious essence of fresh plums and black cherries with an underpinning of oak-driven root beer flavor with a potpourri of savory herbs. Impressive body and richness with nicely balanced tannins. Very good. Reviewed June 8, 2010

Winery: Woodenhead
From article: Anderson Noir Valley Pinot Festival: After the Smoke Clears