2009 Presqu’ile Santa Maria Valley Pinot Noir

13.7% alc., $42. 35% whole cluster, native yeast primary fermentation and native malolactic conversion. 50% Presqu’ile Estate Vineyard and 50% Solomon Hills Vineyard. Clones 667, 115, Pommard and 777. Aged 14 months in 20% new French oak barrels. · Lithe and seductive, with immensely satisfying dark fruit array on a medium-bodied frame, displaying the signature Santa Maria spice, and ending on a juicy note. Very good. Reviewed March 12, 2011

Winery: Presqu’ile Winery
From article: Blast from 2011 World of Pinot Noir