2009 Heart and Hands Barrel Reserve Finger Lakes Pinot Noir

12.7% alc.m pH 3.71, TA 0.54, 324 cases. 100% whole cluster. Aged 18 months in 46% new and 54% used Francois Frères French oak barrels. · Moderately light red color in the glass. Ripe cherry and berry fruit on the nose with hints of marzipan and acetaldehyde. The most intensely flavored Pinot Noir in the lineup with the longest finish. Robust taste of black cherries and dark raspberries with plenty of supporting structural integrity. Very Good. Reviewed July 23, 2012

Winery: Heart & Hands Wine Company
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