2010 Cristom Mt. Jefferson Cuvée Willamette Valley Pinot Noir

14.0% alc., $24.99. Unfiltered. · Moderately light reddish-purple color in the glass. Aromas of black cherry and red berry jam on toast with a hint of wood spice, fading over time in the glass. Light in weight with an appealing crispness, offering a core of red cherries partnering with a subtle note of dusty sage and other savory herbs. The gripping tannins are mildly astringent and overshadow the fruit. Decent. Reviewed May 11, 2012

Winery: Cristom Vineyards
From article: Large Review of 2009 & 2010 Willamette Valley Pinot Noirs With a Few from 2008 & 2011