1999 Kistler Kistler Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.1% alc., 942 cases, $70. · Very dark reddish-purple color in the glass. A fruity nose featuring aromas of blackberries and black cherries with notes of anise, tar and oak. Intense and rich flavors of black plum and cassis with hints of tea, tar and smoke. Drinks like a Syrah. A linear, fruit-driven wine with significant oak tannins. Decent. Reviewed September 22, 2010

Winery: Kistler Vineyards
From article: Kistler Vineyards Pinot Noir Tasting