2009 Greenwood Ridge Vineyards Mendocino Ridge Pinot Noir

14.1% alc., pH 3.68, TA 0.62, 300 cases, $30, screw cap. Released June 2011. Aged 8 months in French oak. · Medium reddish-purple color in the glass. Aromas of fresh strawberries, cherries, spice and oak cask. Respectable flavors of red berries which persist on the intensely fruity finish. The fruit is mildly compressed by firm and slightly astringent tannins. Over delivers for the price. Good (+). Reviewed June 24, 2012

Winery: Greenwood Ridge Vineyards
From article: Mendocino Ridge: California’s Best Kept Secret Source of Spectacular Wines