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2010 Straight Line Wine Mendocino County Pinot Noir

13.4% alc., TA 0.61, 550 cases, $28. A blend from vineyards that go into Couloir Wines single-vineyard designated Pinot Noirs. Fruit from Anderson Valley vineyards make up the majority of the final wine. 40% whole cluster, native fermentation. Aged 11 months in 40% new French oak. · Moderately light reddish-purple color in the glass. Nicely perfumed with aromas of black cherries, spiced plums, and cut flowers. Discreetly concentrated flavors of dark red berries, black plums and spice with a hint of citrus peel on the refreshing finish. Easy to like, with supple tannins, and reasonably good length on the finish. Very good (-). Reviewed July 5, 2012

Winery: Couloir Wines
From article: Along the Pinot Trail in California: Part 2 - North Coast & Other